TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced their 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round series schedule against the Florida Panthers today. The Lightning’s 2021 postseason is presented by AdventHealth. The Lightning will begin their playoff run on Sunday night against the Panthers at BB&T Center.
Game 1 – Lightning at Panthers on Sunday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. (BB&T Center)
Game 2 – Lightning at Panthers on Tuesday, May 18 at 8:00 p.m. (BB&T Center)
Game 3 – Panthers at Lightning on Thursday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. (AMALIE Arena)
Game 4 – Panthers at Lightning on Saturday, May 22 at 12:30 p.m. (AMALIE Arena)
Game 5 – Lightning at Panthers on Monday, May 24 (BB&T Center) * Time TBD
Game 6 – Panthers at Lightning Wednesday, May 26 (AMALIE Arena) *Time TBD
Game 7 – Lightning at Panthers on Friday, May 28 (BB&T Center) *Time TBD
The Lightning, along with AdventHealth, will be hosting a 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Bolts Drive Thru Pep Rally outside of Westshore Plaza in South Tampa on Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m. until Noon. The Pep Rally will take place in the Sears parking lot area at Westshore Plaza.
Fans can pick up Lightning playoff yard signs, promotional items and other Lightning partner giveaways. Dunkin’ will be providing free pre-packaged donuts for the first 1,000 cars plus co-branded rally towels. Additional activations will include Florida Blue, Florida Aquarium, iHeart Radio, Tampa Zoo and Lowry Park and more. Fans attending will be asked to stay in their vehicle as they drive through the Pep Rally.