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If The Playoffs Started Today

This matchup may present a unique challenge for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Most people would anticipate that all the deadline acquisitions for the Blue Jackets would be living up to the expectations by the time they reach the playoffs. This may be the last gasp effort to attract Sergei Bobrovsky and Artemi Panarin to stay in Columbus. If Columbus could pull off the upset, they just may swing the Free Agents back to the Ohio Valley. The biggest obstacle for the Blue Jackets will be able to match the production on the bottom 6. Tampa has consistently rolled all four lines all season long.