The Tampa Bay Lightning begin their first playoff series since 2011 on Wednesday Nighta t the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Below you will find a table listing the exact dates and times each game of the series will be played and corresponding cable channels where they will air.
While game 7 does not currently have an assigned US broadcast station, I'm pretty sure one will be given to it if the game is necessary.
|Game||Date||Time (ET)||Eastern Conference First Round||National TV|
|1||Wed, Apr 16||7 p.m.||Montreal at Tampa Bay||CBC, RDS, CNBC, SUN|
|2||Fri, Apr 18||7 p.m.||Montreal at Tampa Bay||CBC, RDS, CNBC, FS-FL|
|3||Sun, Apr 20||7 p.m.||Tampa Bay at Montreal||CBC, RDS, NBCSN, SUN|
|4||Tue, Apr 22||7 p.m.||Tampa Bay at Montreal||CBC, RDS, NHLN U.S., FS-FL|
|5*||Thu, Apr 24||7 p.m.||Montreal at Tampa Bay||CBC, RDS, CNBC, SUN|
|6*||Sun, Apr 27||TBD||Tampa Bay at Montreal||CBC, RDS, NBCSN, SUN|
|7*||Tue, Apr 29||TBD||Montreal at Tampa Bay||CBC, RDS, FS-FL|
There are other pressing questiosn about the series ahead, and we'll try answering those and informing you as we head towards Wednesday. Welcome back to the playoffs, Bolts Nation.
[Note by John Fontana, 04/14/14 2:38 PM EDT ]It was announced Wednesday afternoon that Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida will broadcast every game of the series between the Lightning and the Canadiens. The table above has been updated to reflect this, with SUN and FS-FL representing Sun Sports or Fox Sports Floria.