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WATCH LIVE: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (Game 1)

Apr 16, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

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It’s easy to overreact to the beginning of any playoff series, but a Game 1 upset would be an especially big deal for the Columbus Blue Jackets. After all, it would be the franchise’s first playoff victory.

On paper, the Pittsburgh Penguins stand as a typical Goliath, even if there are plenty of reasons to wonder about the star-studded lineup. (For one thing: how many of those stars are healthy and up to speed?) Either way, this intriguing matchup can be seen on NBCSN or via the live stream link below:


For those with affiliations (or significant distaste) for one of these teams, trying to squeeze in as much playoff hockey action might be less of a concern. Fans of the game as a whole may want to stream one game while watching another on TV, however, and tonight is a good time to give that idea a test run.

The Montreal Canadiens – Tampa Bay Lightning series kicks off 30 minutes earlier on CNBC and can be streamed via this link.

After that, one would assume that the Dallas Stars – Anaheim Ducks series would kick off unopposed … yet playoff hockey veterans will remind the rest that overtime marathons can make things that much more interesting.

Either way, the playoffs are now upon us, so rejoice … and try not to bite your nails until they bleed.

  1. claudegirwho - Apr 16, 2014 at 6:31 PM

    Pens aren’t banged up anymore they pretty much have everyone back

    • mcflower29 - Apr 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

      speak for yourself, i can’t believe we let CBJ score first goal…

      • buckeye044 - Apr 16, 2014 at 8:51 PM

        out playing them too. only close because of officiating

  2. bleedrangerblue - Apr 16, 2014 at 9:50 PM

    Pitt sucks. All hockey fans see it. It’s unreal with all the talent they have. One thing left to say.LETS GO RANGERS!!!

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