Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Dates, Times Announced
The CBJ will play at Nationwide on April 14 and 16
The first round Stanley Cup Playoff series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning will begin on Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
Game 2 in Tampa is slated for Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Columbus will host the Lightning for Game 3 on Sunday, April 14 at 7 p.m. and Game 4 on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m.
If necessary, Game 5 is set for Friday, April 19 in Tampa. Game 6 in Columbus will be played on Easter Sunday, April 21 before a Game 7 in Tampa on Tuesday, April 23.
First Round Schedule
Game 1: Wednesday, April 10 at Tampa, Fla. – 7 p.m. on Fox Sports Ohio and USA
Game 2: Friday, April 12 at Tampa, Fla. – 7 p.m. on Fox Sports Ohio and CNBC
Game 3: Sunday, April 14 at Columbus, Ohio – 7 p.m. on Fox Sports Ohio and NBCSN
Game 4: Tuesday, April 16 at Columbus, Ohio – 7 p.m. on Fox Sports Ohio and CNBC
Game 5 (if necessary): Friday, April 19 at Tampa, Fla. – TBD
Game 6 (if necessary): Sunday, April 21 at Columbus, Ohio – TBD
Game 7 (if necessary): Tuesday, April 23 at Tampa, Fla. – TBD
As always, we’ll have previews, recaps, analysis and more. Keep an eye out for a Cannon Cast preview podcast this week as well. The playoffs are almost here, friends.