Blue Jackets to face Penguins in first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) stops Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson (13) during the final seconds of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

The NHL regular season wraps up this week but it is already official that the Columbus Blue Jackets will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The Twitter account for the league announced the matchup Thursday night.