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2020 NHL Playoffs Exhibition Day 2: Rosters, gamethread and how to watch — Eastern Conference

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Brenden Dillon #4 of the Washington Capitals skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on March 5, 2020 in New York City. Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images

The NHL has officially returned, with three exhibition games yesterday going off without a hitch. The pre-postseason of sorts will continue with a heavy load of games today.

We’ll be splitting up the open threads for today’s exhibition games. If you plan on following along with the Eastern Conference games, here’s everything you need to know to tune in, including rosters, start times and where to watch:

Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers

9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET on NHL Network

Lightning Roster

Forwards: Anthony Cirelli, Blake Coleman, Barclay Goodrow, Yanni Gourde, Tyler Johnson, Mathieu Joseph, Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov, Pat Maroon, Ondrej Palat, Cedric Paquette, Brayden Point, Steven Stamkos, Mitchell Stephens, Carter Verhaeghe, Alexander Volkov

Defensemen: Zach Bogosian, Erik Cernak, Braydon Coburn, Victor Hedman, Ryan McDonagh, Jan Rutta, Luke Schenn, Mikhail Sergachev, Kevin Shattenkirk

Goaltenders: Curtis McElhinney, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Scott Wedgewood

Panthers Roster

Forwards: Noel Acciari, Aleksander Barkov, Brian Boyle, Brett Connolly, Evgenii Dadonov, Erik Haula, Mike Hoffman, Jonathan Huberdeau, Dryden Hunt, Eetu Luostarinen, Aleksi Saarela, Colton Sceviour, Owen Tippett, Dominic Toninato, Frank Vatrano, Lucas Wallmark

Defensemen: Josh Brown, Aaron Ekblad, Brady Keeper, Mike Matheson, Chase Priskie, Mark Pysyk, Riley Stillman, Anton Stralman, MacKenzie Weegar, Keith Yandle

Goaltenders: Sergei Bobrovsky, Philippe Desrosiers, Chris Driedger, Sam Montembeault

Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals

1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Hurricanes Roster

Forwards: Sebastian Aho, Clark Bishop, Ryan Dzingel, Warren Foegele, Morgan Geekie, Steven Lorentz, Jordan Martinook, Max McCormick, Brock McGinn, Martin Necas, Nino Niederreiter, Jordan Staal, Andrei Svechnikov, Teuvo Teravainen, Vincent Trocheck, Justin Williams

Defensemen: Jake Bean, Joel Edmundson, Haydn Fleury, Jake Gardiner, Dougie Hamilton, Roland McKeown, Brett Pesce, Brady Skjei, Jaccob Slavin, Trevor van Riemsdyk, Sami Vatanen

Goaltenders: Anton Forsberg, Petr Mrazek, Alex Nedeljkovic, James Reimer

Capitals Roster

Forwards: Nicklas Backstrom, Travis Boyd, Nic Dowd, Lars Eller, Carl Hagelin, Garnet Hathaway, Ilya Kovalchuk, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Philippe Maillet, Beck Malenstyn, Connor McMichael, T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin, Richard Panik, Brian Pinho, Daniel Sprong, Jakub Vrana, Tom Wilson

Defensemen: Alexander Alexeyev, John Carlson, Brenden Dillon, Martin Fehervary, Radko Gudas, Nick Jensen, Michal Kempny, Tyler Lewington, Dmitry Orlov, Jonas Siegenthaler

Goaltenders: Pheonix Copley, Braden Holtby, Vitek Vanecek

New York Islanders at New York Rangers

5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, TVAS

Islanders Roster

Forwards: Josh Bailey, Mathew Barzal, Anthony Beauvillier, Derick Brassard, Casey Cizikas, Cal Clutterbuck, Michael Dal Colle, Jordan Eberle, Ross Johnston, Otto Koivula, Leo Komarov, Tom Kuhnhackl, Andrew Ladd, Anders Lee, Matt Martin, Brock Nelson, Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Defensemen: Sebastian Aho, Johnny Boychuk, Noah Dobson, Andy Greene, Thomas Hickey, Nick Leddy, Scott Mayfield, Adam Pelech, Ryan Pulock, Devon Toews

Goaltenders: Christopher Gibson, Thomas Greiss, Semyon Varlamov

Rangers Roster

Forwards: Pavel Buchnevich, Filip Chytil, Phillip Di Giuseppe, Jesper Fast, Steven Fogarty, Julien Gauthier, Tim Gettinger, Brett Howden, Kaapo Kakko, Vitali Kravtsov, Chris Kreider, Brendan Lemieux, Vinni Lettieri, Greg McKegg, Danny O’Regan, Artemi Panarin, Ryan Strome, Mika Zibanejad

Defensemen: Brandon Crawley, Tony DeAngelo, Adam Fox, Libor Hajek, Ryan Lindgren, Darren Raddysh, Brendan Smith, Marc Staal, Jacob Trouba

Goaltenders: Alexandar Georgiev, Henrik Lundqvist, Igor Shesterkin