Lightning Playoff Schedule Announced 

Posted: 3:50 am Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

By Ann Kelly



The playoff schedule is out for the Eastern Conference finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Washington Capitals. Game one is at Amalie Arena at 8 pm, game two also at Amalie will be Sunday at 8 pm. That means the James Taylor concert goes on as scheduled Sunday and Justin Timberlake as well on Tuesday. The  Lightning having home ice advantage. They will be back in Tampa for game five if necessary Saturday, May 19th. Tickets for  the the Eastern Conference Finals are on sale. For a chance to win your own pair of tickets of playoff tickets, just click here for details. You’ll have until Friday at noon to text to win.




You’ll need extra time to make it to Amalie Arena, or anywhere near if thanks to the new traffic patterns due to the Water Street Tampa construction project will slow your trip downtown. Brorein is permanently closed between Channelside and South Nebraska and that’s just the start. To plan your ride downtown to work or to play check here.




Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy William Gentry died in the line of duty Sunday, but he’ll live on as an organ donor. A spokesperson for LifeLink said that with his donation they will be able to save up to six lives and help others through skin donations. Joseph Edward Ables has an extensive criminal record and is facing a charge of first degree murder.




Former Buccaneer Head Coach Tony Dungy will be inducted into the Ring of Honor during a Monday Night Football game September 24th. The game will be between the Bucs and the Steelers. He is the only one to be inducted this year. Dungy went into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.