Trying to pass the time until the Dallas Stars start their own playoff journey on Thursday night? Secretly rooting for Pavel Datsyuk? Missing playoff Trevor Daley? No matter why you want to watch tonight, join us as we follow the first night of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
There are three games on the docket tonight. The Lightning and Red Wings will kick things off at 6 p.m. central on NBCSN, followed by the Penguins and Rangers at 7 p.m. on USA and wrapping up with the Central Division car crash of the Blues and Blackhawks at 8:30 p.m. on NBCSN.