Following the conclusion of Friday’s playoff games the NHL announced two previously unannounced Game 5 start times.
If necessary, the Game 5 match between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings will take place at 7pm ET on Thursday, April 21 at Tampa’s Amalie Arena. The Lightning won Friday’s game, putting them up 2-0 in the series.
The other game will be Game 5 between the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks, which, following a Chicago win Friday, will be required. The game is now scheduled to take place at 9:30pm ET on Thursday, April 21 at St Louis’s Scottrade Center.
You can see all announced playoff game times here.
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