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12 August 2020 02:49

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Tampa Bay Lightning offer to-go food at Amalie Arena during team's 2020 NHL playoff games

Columbus Blue Jackets overtime game pushes Cincinnati Reds to alternate channel Fox Sports Ohio planned to carry the Columbus Blue Jackets' game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 1 of the first-round playoff series, before airing the Cincinnati Reds game on Tuesday night. Then the Blue Jackets and Lightning went to overtime. And a second overtime. And a fourth. "The Blue Jackets-Lightning Game 1 is currently in OT on FOX Sports Ohio, and the network will feature a postgame show at the conclusion of the game," the station tweeted.

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The Reds are airing on an alternate channel. Alternate channel information can be found here: -sports-ohio-channel-finder-121113. NBCSN's coverage of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with Tuesday's First Round matchup between the Blue Jackets and Lightning. Coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Watch the Blue Jackets-Lightning stream at 2:30 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports app by clicking here.

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For the second straight season the Blue Jackets and Lightning will face off in the First Round of the postseason after Columbus became the first team in NHL history to sweep a Presidents' Trophy winner in the opening round a season ago when they defeated Tampa in four games. That victory was the Blue Jackets' first ever playoff series win after 18 seasons in the league and now a year later these clubs meet again following Columbus' winner-take-all victory over Toronto on Sunday night. The Blue Jackets advanced through the Qualifying Round by defeating the host city team, Toronto, in its own building. Columbus bookended the series with Joonas Korpisalo shutouts, sending the Maple Leafs home for the offseason on Sunday night after a 3-0 win. The Lightning went 2-1-0 in its first three games this postseason, defeating Washington (3-2 SO) and Boston (3-2) before falling to Philadelphia (4-1) on Saturday in a game that determined the No. 1 seed.

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A victory over the Flyers would have matched Tampa against Montreal in this round instead of this rematch. WHERE: Scotiabank Arena – Toronto WHEN: Tuesday, August 11, 2:30 p.m. ET TV: NBCSN LIVE STREAM: You can watch the Blue Jackets-Lightning stream on NBC Sports' live stream page and the NBC Sports app. No. 2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 7 Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday, Aug. 11: Columbus at Tampa Bay, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN (livestream) Thursday, Aug. 13: Columbus at Tampa Bay, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN Saturday, Aug. 15: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN Monday, Aug. 17: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN *Wednesday, Aug. 19: Columbus at Tampa Bay – TBD *Friday, Aug. 21: Tampa Bay at Columbus – TBD *Saturday, Aug. 22: Columbus at Tampa Bay – TBD *if necessary • Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round schedule Blue Jackets-Lightning stream: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup First Round originally appeared on NBCSports.com TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning, continuing its long-standing tradition of honoring those making local community contributions through the Community Heroes Program, presented by Jabil, at its games, has elected to donate $200,000 to local charities for each of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff rounds in which the team competes. For the first round of the playoffs, the organization, led by owner Jeff Vinik and his wife Penny, is honoring six local non-profits, all of which are working to promote and enhance local social justice initiatives.

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The nonprofits, Abe Brown Ministries, The Florida Holocaust Museum, Men of Vision, Pinellas County Urban League, Safe & Sound Hillsborough and Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Fund, will receive their respective donations from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes Program, in recognition of their work in the social justice, economic equality and racial inequality spaces. Abe Brown Ministries helps offenders, ex-offenders and their families achieve fulfilling lives by teaching life skills along with the value of gainful employment. The hero donation will go towards 'Bridging the Gap,' an event where voluntary participants who have been formerly incarcerated meet with law enforcement officers within an atmosphere conducive to an open, honest and respectful exchange of information, ideas and experiences. The Florida Holocaust Museum is a leader in developing and delivering unique strategies empowering people to make positive change in the world. The Museum will be splitting its donation between the Law Enforcement & Society to assist in police training and a youth education program called 'Speak Up, Speak Now', that engages middle school students in discussions and activities that examine concepts such as identity, us and them, prejudice, stereotypes and propaganda.

Men of Vision is a mentorship organization created to expose young men to new ideas and opportunities and to encourage the practice of responsibility for their respective futures. Men of Vision has surpassed the state of Florida's high school graduation rate 10 years in a row with 98 percent of its members receiving standard high school diplomas. The donation from the Lightning Foundation will support the Digital Divide, purchasing laptops for students who need them, and otherwise wouldn't have access to them. Pinellas County Urban League helps adults attain economic self-sufficiency through good jobs, home ownership, entrepreneurship and wealth accumulation, protecting civils rights by eradicating all barriers to equal participation in the economic and social mainstream of America. The hero donation will go towards the implementation of virtual workshops for PCUL young professionals on voter education, race relations and crime prevention. Safe & Sound Hillsborough strives to unite the efforts of those involved in criminal justice, economic development, education, community building and health. This donation will support a youth mentoring and employment project within the East Tampa area, support the Evening Reporting Center in the 33610 zip code, fund expansion of the My Brother's Keeper Virtual Credit Recovery Program for minority high school males and assist efforts to build relationships between law enforcement and the community. Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Fund was established as a non-profit in 1987 to serve businesses owned and operated by African American entrepreneurs, providing loans to a historically underserved market segment of the community, but now serves entrepreneurs of all ethnic backgrounds. This donation will support its CATCH Entrepreneurial Training Program, which is an intensive 15-week entrepreneurship training program for minority businesses. Collectively, these social justice nonprofits become the 407th Lightning Community Hero since Jeff and Penny Vinik introduced the Lightning Community Heroes program in 2011-12 with a $10 million, five-season commitment to Tampa Bay area non-profits. That initial pledge has since been increased and extended. Through today's announcement, in total, the Lightning Foundation has granted $20.65 million to more than 750 different nonprofits in the Greater Tampa Bay area. The Lightning's Community Heroes program does not stop at the doors of Amalie Arena. Instead, the program will continue to make an impact locally throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. The franchise will donate $200,000 to local charities for every playoff round the team advances. During the first intermission of the Tampa Bay-Columbus game on Tuesday, the Lightning announced six local non-profits that are striving to promote and enhance social justice initiatives. Abe Brown Ministries, the Florida Holocaust Museum, Men of Vision, Pinellas County Urban League, Safe & Sound Hillsborough and Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Fund received donations from the Lightning Foundation collectively as the program's 407th Community Hero. The program, which was introduced in 2011-12, has donated $20.65 million to date to more than 750 nonprofits in the Tampa Bay area. Contact Mari Faiello at [email protected] Follow @faiello_mari. ESPN's Emily Kaplan and Greg Wyshynski on the NHL quarterfinals' biggest upset potential and X-factors. Video by Greg Wyshynski (4:37) The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs are being played without fans in the building--well, the human kind of fans--so some NHL teams are getting creative in how to engage with their most devoted followers during the time of the coronavirus pandemic. One such team is the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are now offering arena food favorites to go during the team's games, available for pickup at Amalie Arena. Here's how it works: Fans place their orders online from three hours before puck drop through the end of the first period. Payment is credit card only, and orders are picked up curbside at the arena. Miss the arena atmosphere? Get your fix with Lightning Gameday Eats To Go every @TBLightning game day ⚡️ Learn more and order at pic.twitter.com/86SlAOkcR8 — Amalie Arena (@AmalieArena) August 11, 2020 So, for those in the greater Tampa area who are fiending for some Bayshore Brioche sliders, a Havana Nights cuban sandwich, Cigar City Cuban-style loaded nachos or a pack of sugar cookies emblazoned with the Lightning logo, your favorite team has you covered. The Lightning are skating against the Columbus Blue Jackets in this round of the playoffs, with games from Tuesday through Aug. 22, if necessary.