NHL Playoff Open Thread for Wednesday, 4/16

Come chat about all of tonight's playoff action with us on the opening night of the second season. We've got three games of postseason goodness on the slate.

The first night of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is finally here, and we've got three games to whet your appetite. A number of former Buffalo Sabres are playing tonight including Thomas Vanek and Lindy Ruff, and we've also got two of the Eastern Conference matchups beginning this evening.

Tonight's playoff schedule is:

- Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7pm, CNBC

- Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7:30pm, NBCSN

- Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks, 10pm, NBCSN

Enjoy the games, and comment away, DBTBers!