Red Wings to Open Playoffs in Tampa on Thursday

The National Hockey League released its schedule for the 2015 Division Semifinals early Sunday morning, revealing that the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning will open their playoff matchup on Thursday, April 16.

As the Atlantic Division’s second seed, the Lightning will host the third-seeded Red Wings to open the series.

The complete schedule, pending determination of the start times for Games Five, Six, and Seven (if necessary), is as follows:

The Red Wings’ 2015 Atlantic Division Semifinals Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome Series
April 16, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Away 7:30 PM; CNBC N/A
April 18, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Away 3:00 PM; NBC N/A
April 21, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Home 7:00 PM; NBCSN N/A
April 23, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Home 7:00 PM; NBCSN N/A
April 25, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Away TBD N/A
April 27, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Home TBD N/A
April 29, 2015 Tampa Bay Lightning Away TBD N/A

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