The 2021 NHL Playoffs have one last first round game to complete, but on Sunday we get Game 1 for a pair of second round matchups. The puck drops for Lightning-Hurricanes at 5 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network and then drops for Golden Knights-Avalanche at 8 p.m. on NBC.
Both games will be available for live stream at NBCSports.com/live with a cable log-in. If you don’t have a log-in, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the games.
The Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the second round in a six-game victory over the Florida Panthers while the Carolina Hurricanes did the same over the Nashville Predators. Tampa Bay is a -139 favorite to win the series at DraftKings Sportsbook, but Carolina is a slim Game 1 favorite, installed at -109 to Tampa Bay’s -107.
The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the second round after going seven games against the Minnesota Wild while the Colorado Avalanche swept the St. Louis Blues to advance. Colorado is a -215 favorite to win the series at DraftKings Sportsbook. The Avs are -186 favorites in Game 1 while the Golden Knights are a +155 underdog.