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2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: PIT vs. PHI, WPG vs. MIN, CBJ vs. WSH, VGK vs. LAK — Open thread

The Eastern teams attempt to get the leg up in their series, while the higher seeds in the West can take 3-0 strangleholds.

NHL: Winnipeg Jets at Minnesota Wild Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Series tied 1-1

How to watch

Puck Drop: 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC, Sportsnet Now (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: NBC
Online: Rogers NHL Live/NHL.tv

The Flyers were on the right side of a lopsided win in Game Two. Perhaps today is the day the two teams play one of their typical games where both teams mark up the scoresheet.

Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild

Jets lead 2-0

How to watch

Puck Drop: 7:00 EDT / 4:00 PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet, Sportsnet Now (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: USA Network, FS-N+
Online: Rogers NHL Live/NHL.tv

The Jets have been in control of the series for the last four periods of hockey, and will attempt to keep rolling on the road.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals

Blue Jackets lead 1-0

How to watch

Puck Drop: 7:30 EDT / 4:30 PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet Now (English), TVA Sports 2 (French)
In the USA: NBCSN, NBCSWA, FS-O
Online: Rogers NHL Live/NHL.tv

The Columbus Blue Jackets have proven a tougher test than the Washington Capitals would have hoped to face after winning the Metropolitan Division. They’ll attempt to at least leave their home stint with the series on even terms.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Los Angeles Kings

Golden Knights lead 2-0

How to watch

Puck Drop: 10:30 PM EDT / 7:30 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC, Sportsnet Now (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: NBCSN, FS-W, ATTSN-RM
Online: Rogers NHL Live/NHL.tv

The Knights made a name for themselves with their explosive speed and offensive outbursts in the regular season. Even with Jonathan Quick putting in some stellar goaltending to keep that at bay, Vegas has claimed two low-scoring victories, and can put the Kings on the ropes with a victory tonight.