The opening game of the Boston Bruins-Carolina Hurricanes NHL playoff series was pushed back to Wednesday morning after it took the Tampa Bay Lightning five overtimes to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
The Bruins-Hurricanes game was originally to start at 8 p.m. ET. It will now start on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
The Lightning-Blue Jackets game started at 3 p.m. and ended their game around 9:30 p.m.
The Tampa-Columbus contest was the opening game of the first full playoff round.
The second NHL game of the day, between the Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars in Edmonton, started at 5:30 p.m., and finished well before the conclusion of Tampa-Columbus.
All post-season games in the NHL are being played in Toronto and Edmonton in front of no fans during the COVID-19 pandemic.