NHL Playoffs 2018: What time, TV, channel is Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 1? (5/11/18) East Finals | Stanley Cup 2018

The Washington Capitals, led by Alex Ovechkin, meet the Tampa Bay Lightning, led by Nikita Kucherov in Game 1 of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, East Conference Finals, on Friday, May 11, 2018 (5/11/18) at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.Here’s what you need to know:Who: Capitals vs. LightningWhat: Game 1, East Finals, 2018 Stanley Cup PlayoffsWhen: Friday, May 11, 2018Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Fla.Time: 8 p.m. EasternTV: NBCSNLivestream: NBC Sports LiveLine: Lightning -185Capitals-Lightning preview, predictionsThe smiling side of a handshake line at the end of the second round was a brand-new experience for Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz.Ovechkin received a message of good luck and a pat on the chest from Sidney Crosby, while Trotz got to enjoy a happy moment with longtime coaching friend Jacques Martin. Ovechkin acknowledged he’d been in that position a lot of times — though never as the one moving on to the third round.