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Lightning To Play Capitals

It's official! The Tampa Bay Lightning will play the Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference Final of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Capitals overwhelmed the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in overtime in Game 6 on Monday night.

The Lightning placed single-game tickets for home games during the 2018 Eastern Conference Final on sale to the general public on Monday, May 7 at 5 p.m. The Lightning hold home ice for the third round and will play Games 1, 2, 5* and 7* (*if necessary) at AMALIE Arena. There will be a maximum of four home games played during the Eastern Conference Final. The Lightning's playoff schedule will be announced at a later date.

Fans may purchase Lightning conference final tickets online at TampaBayLightning.com/tickets. A special Lightning Text Club pre-sale will start at 2 p.m. To join the text club and receive the code, text BOLTS to 61873. Applicable fees may apply based on point of purchase. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster for games that do not occur will be automatically refunded. There is a strict limit of four tickets per household for each game. Once playoff dates are finalized ticket buyers will be notified via email. All tickets purchased online will be available through mobile entry. There will be no advanced sales for playoffs at the McDonalds Ticket Office at AMALIE Arena.

Current season ticket holders will be notified via email of their ticket purchase options. Call 813-301-6800 or go to tampabaylightning.com for more information.