The NHL drops the puck on the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night with a five-game slate.
The first three games start 30 minutes apart before two late games.
The Presidents’ Trophy winning Lightning start things off against the Blue Jackets. A half hour later the perennial playoff Penguins waddle their way on Long Island to face the Islanders.
The action shifts to the Western Conference for the Blues and Jets in Winnipeg.
Once the Blue Jackets-Lightning wrap things up, the Stars and Predators start their series in Nashville. The Golden Knights and Sharks will close out the night in San Jose.
Game 1: Blue Jackets at Lightning, 6 p.m. (USA)
Game 1: Penguins at Islanders, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Game 1: Blues at Jets, 7 p.m. (NHL Network)
Game 1: Stars at Predators, 8:30 p.m. (USA)
Game 1: Golden Knights at Sharks, 9:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
*All times Central