SUNRISE, Fla. - The National Hockey League announced today the dates and times for the Florida Panthers schedule for Round 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Panthers will open their first round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday, May 16.
Game 1 - Sunday, May 16 | Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | 7:30 p.m. | BB&T Center
Game 2 - Tuesday, May 18 | Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | 8:00 p.m. | BB&T Center
Game 3 - Thursday, May 20 | Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning | 6:30 p.m. | Amalie Arena
Game 4 - Saturday, May 22 | Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning | 12:30 p.m. | Amalie Arena
Game 5* - Monday, May 24 | Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | TBD | BB&T Center
Game 6* - Wednesday, May 26 | Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning | TBD | Amalie Arena
Game 7* - Friday, May 28 | Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | TBD | BB&T Center
* If necessary
Finishing second in the Central Division, the Florida Panthers will host the first two games at BB&T Center. For Florida's first round playoff series against Tampa Bay, BB&T Center will open at just under 50% capacity. All fans in attendance will receive a Playoff Rally Towel presented by HairClub.
Fans can enjoy 'Happy Half Hour' specials on the CITY Furniture Lounge and JetBlue Tarmac from 90 minutes before puck drop to 60 minutes before puck drop. The postseason at BB&T Center is presented by CITY Furniture.
BB&T Center was the first National Hockey League arena to achieve the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)'s WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management. The certification, which has been confirmed by third-party verifier, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), recognizes BB&T Center's adherence to the IWBI's stringent guidelines and protocols for combatting COVID-19 and preparedness to safely accommodate fans.
Fans can support the Florida Panthers Foundation throughout the postseason with the 50/50 Raffle. More information can be found at PanthersFoundation.org.
Book a private tour of BB&T Center and learn how you can join Panthers Territory today! Click here, visit FloridaPanthers.com/TerritoryMemberships or call 954-835-PUCK for more information.