TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday. The winner of this series will play the winner of the Boston Bruins/Detroit Red Wings series in the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Playoffs. The Lightning and the Canadiens played four times this season with the Lightning winning three of the four games, the only loss coming in a shootout.
Ahead of the game, the Lightning girls stopped by the studio to talk about the playoffs. AUDIO BELOW...
Once the interview was over... they learned something about Tedd Webb many don't know. He knows magic! SEE VIDEO BELOW!
The complete First Round schedule is as follows:
Game Day Location Time
1 Wednesday, April 16 Tampa Bay Times Forum 7 p.m.
2 Friday, April 18 Tampa Bay Times Forum 7 p.m.
3 Sunday, April 20 Bell Centre 7 p.m.
4 Tuesday, April 22 Bell Centre 7 p.m.
5 Thursday, April 24 Tampa Bay Times Forum 7 p.m. *If necessary
6 Sunday, April 27 Bell Centre TBD *If necessary
7 Tuesday, April 29 Tampa Bay Times Forum TBD *If necessary
Playoff Ticket Sales Information
-Single game tickets for home playoff games at the Tampa Bay Times Forum start at just $25 each
-The best way to buy single game tickets is at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000
-Fans can get even better pricing and guaranteed seat location for the postseason games by putting a deposit down on a season ticket membership for 2014-15
-Those prices are less than $20 per game
-Best way to secure the season ticket offer is by calling the Lightning at 813.301.6600 or by going to TampaBayLightning.com
TampaBay’s 46 wins this season tied a franchise-best (2010-11 and 2003-04) and their 101 points ranks third all-time.
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