The city of Tampa raised a banner this afternoon showing support for the Tampa Bay Lightning, who open postseason play tonight at the Forum.
Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Lightning Vice President Dave Andreychuk took part in the ceremony that placed the banner on the side of the Tampa Municipal Office Building, 306 E. Jackson St.
The Lightning host the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. in Game 1 of the NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
A limited number of tickets for tonight and other home games in the seven-game series remain on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, at tampabaylightning.com, by calling (813) 301-6600 or through Ticketmaster.com.
Game 2 is scheduled for Friday night at the Forum. If needed, Game 5 on April 24 and Game 7 on April 29 would be at the Forum. Games 3, 4 and 6 (If necessary) are scheduled for Montreal.