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Lightning to face Montreal Canadiens in Second Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday evening at Bell Centre. Additionally the team announced that single-game tickets to their Second Round series against the Canadiens will go on sale beginning on Friday, May 1 at 10 a.m. The Lightning’s 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs is presented by Florida Hospital.

The complete Second Round schedule is as follows:

Game Day Location Time

1 Friday, May 1 Bell Centre 7 p.m.

2 Sunday, May 3 Bell Centre 6 p.m.

3 Wednesday, May 6 Amalie Arena 7 p.m.

4 Thursday, May 7 Amalie Arena 7 p.m.

5 Saturday, May 9 Bell Centre TBD *If necessary

6 Tuesday, May 12 Amalie Arena TBD *If necessary

7 Thursday, May 14 Bell Centre TBD *If necessary

Playoff Ticket Sales Information

· Single game tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 1 beginning at 10 a.m. for the Lightning’s second round of the playoffs at Amalie Arena.

· Tickets that are available can be purchased at www.TampaBayLightning.com/tickets or by calling 1.800.745.3000.

· The best way for fans to secure Lightning Stanley Cup Playoff tickets for every round is by investing in a 2015-16 Season Ticket Memberships.

· The Lightning will continue its popular Subway Student Rush ticket offer for the second round of the playoffs. The team will hold 100 tickets per game for students to purchase with valid ID.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens

· The Lightning went 5-0-0 against the Montreal Canadiens during the regular season series, including a mark of 2-0-0 at Amalie Arena.

· The Canadiens finished in first place in the Atlantic Division with 110 points.

· The winner of this series will play the winner of the New York Rangers/Washington Capitals series in the Eastern Conference Final.

· The Lightning have played the Canadiens twice in the postseason in their history, winning once. Both teams have swept each other in playoff history (Lightning 4-0 in 2004 & Canadiens 4-0 in 2014).

· Ben Bishop owns an all-time record of 10-1-2 against the Canadiens in his career.

· Tyler Johnson ranks tied for first in the League during the playoffs with six goals.

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