TORONTO — The opening recreation of the Boston Bruins-Carolina Hurricanes NHL playoff collection was pushed back again to Wednesday early morning after the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets remained tied at 2-2 just after 4 overtimes on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
The Bruins-Hurricanes video game was at first to get started at 8 p.m. ET. It will now get started on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
The Lightning-Blue Jackets video game commenced at 3 p.m. and finished the fourth time beyond regulation all over 8:45 p.m.
It finally finished at 9:22 p.m., when Brayden Position scored for Tampa at 10:27 of the fifth extra time to give the Lightning a 3-2 earn. It was the fourth-longest video game in NHL playoff record.
The Tampa-Columbus contest was the opening sport of the first complete playoff round.
The 2nd NHL game of the day, concerning the Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars in Edmonton, commenced at 5:30 p.m., and completed nicely before the summary of Tampa-Columbus.
All put up-period game titles in the NHL are being played in Toronto and Edmonton in front of no admirers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the 1st round, the league had set at the very least 4 1/2 hours involving the begin of game titles in each and every town to try to keep away from postponements.
Even so, there will be only four hours in between the start off of Boston-Carolina and a New York Islanders-Washington Capitals match (3 p.m.) on Wednesday in Toronto.
This report by The Canadian Push was first revealed Aug. 11, 2020.