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Pens and Tampa to open playoff series on Wednesday

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PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 12:  Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins take a face-off at Consol Energy Center on November 12 2010 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 12: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins take a face-off at Consol Energy Center on November 12 2010 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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From a team release:

The Penguins will open their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center.

Game 2 will be Friday at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center.

The best-of-seven quarterfinal series then shifts to Tampa Bay for Games 3 and 4 on Monday, April 18 and Wednesday, April 20.

The broadcast schedule has not been announced by the NHL, but any Penguins game that is not a national TV broadcast will be carried locally by ROOT Sports.

Wednesday, April 13 Tampa Bay at PITTSBURGH 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 15 Tampa Bay at PITTSBURGH 7:00 p.m.
Monday, April 18 Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20 Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.
*Saturday, April 23 Tampa Bay at PITTSBURGH TBD
*Monday, April 25 Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay TBD
*Wednesday, April 27 Tampa Bay at PITTSBURGH TBD