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Lightning to be featured on six NBC national broadcasts

The Tampa Bay Lightning, shown here thanking the fans after their 4-2 win over Buffalo in the 2017 home finale on April 9, 2017 at Amalie Arena, will appear on six national NBC broadcasts this season. DIRK SHADD   |   Times  


The Tampa Bay Lightning, shown here thanking the fans after their 4-2 win over Buffalo in the 2017 home finale on April 9, 2017 at Amalie Arena, will appear on six national NBC broadcasts this season. DIRK SHADD | Times

The Lightning will have six nationally-televised games this season, two coming against the Blackhawks.

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All six will be on NBCSN, starting with Oct. 17 at the Devils. There's also Nov. 8 at San Jose, Nov. 22 vs Chicago, Nov. 29 at Boston, Dec. 12 at St. Louis and Jan. 22 at Chicago. Five of the six are road games, the only home one Jan. 22 vs the Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks lead all teams with 17 nationally-televised games, with the Penguins and Flyers having 16. The Capitals, Red Wings and Bruins have 15. The Predators, which lost in the Stanley Cup Final to Pittsburgh, has seven.

Here's a look at the NBC national games:

date away home network timeet
Wed., Oct. 4 St. Louis Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 4 Philadelphia San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Thur., Oct. 5 Minnesota Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 5 Philadelphia Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Tue., Oct. 10 Chicago Montreal NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Oct. 10 Arizona Vegas NBCSN 10 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 11 Pittsburgh Washington NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Oct. 17 Tampa Bay New Jersey NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Oct. 17 Montreal San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 18 Chicago St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 18 Montreal Los Angeles NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 21 Florida Washington NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Oct. 24 Detroit Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 25 Buffalo Columbus NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 1 Philadelphia Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 1 Nashville San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 7 Washington Buffalo NBCSN 7 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 7 Los Angeles Anaheim NBCSN 10 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 8 Boston N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 8 Tampa Bay San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 14 Washington Nashville NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 15 N.Y. Rangers Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 21 Edmonton St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 22 Chicago Tampa Bay NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 24 Pittsburgh Boston NBC 1 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 28 Chicago Nashville NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 29 Tampa Bay Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 5 N.Y. Rangers Pittsburgh NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 5 Minnesota Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 6 Chicago Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 12 Tampa Bay St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 13 Boston Detroit NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 16 Montreal Ottawa NBCSN 7 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 19 Boston Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 20 Detroit Philadelphia NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 27 Washington N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Dec. 28 Boston Washington NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Thur., Dec. 28 Vegas Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 29 Nashville Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 1 N.Y. Rangers Buffalo NBC 1 p.m.
Tue., Jan 2 Pittsburgh Philadelphia NBCSN 7 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 2 Los Angeles Edmonton NBCSN 9:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 3 Chicago N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 7 Boston Pittsburgh NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 9 Edmonton Nashville NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 10 Minnesota Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 14 N.Y. Rangers Pittsburgh NBC 12:30 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 15 N.Y. Islanders Montreal NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 16 Philadelphia N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., Jan 17 Montreal Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 17 Pittsburgh Anaheim NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thur., Jan 18 Buffalo N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Thur., Jan 18 Pittsburgh Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Fri., Jan 19 Los Angeles Anaheim NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 21 Philadelphia Washington NBC 12:30 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 22 Tampa Bay Chicago NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 23 Philadelphia Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 24 Toronto Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Jan. 25 Chicago Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 30 Chicago Nashville NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 31 Philadelphia Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Feb. 1 Los Angeles Nashville NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 2 Vegas Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tue., Feb. 6 Minnesota St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 7 Boston N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 26 Philadelphia Montreal NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Feb. 27 St. Louis Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tue., Feb. 27 Los Angeles Vegas NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 28 Detroit St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 1 Pittsburgh Boston NBCSN 7 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 1 Chicago San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sat., Mar. 3 Toronto Washington NBC 8 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 4 Detroit Minnesota NBCSN 7 p.m.
Mon., Mar. 5 Toronto Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Mar. 6 Detroit Boston NBCSN 7 p.m.
Tue., Mar. 6 Washington Anaheim NBCSN 10 p.m.
Wed., Mar. 7 Pittsburgh Philadelphia NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 11 Boston Chicago NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 11 Dallas Pittsburgh NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Mar. 13 Colorado Minnesota NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Wed., Mar. 14 Pittsburgh N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 15 Pittsburgh Montreal NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 15 Detroit Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 18 St. Louis Chicago NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Mon., Mar. 19 Los Angeles Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tue., Mar. 20 Philadelphia Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Mar. 21 Boston St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 22 Washington Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 22 Vegas San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 25 Philadelphia Pittsburgh NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 25 Boston Minnesota NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Mon., Mar. 26 Washington N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Mar. 28 N.Y. Rangers Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Mar. 29 Dallas Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., Apr. 1 Boston Philadelphia NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Apr. 1 Washington Pittsburgh NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Apr. 3 TBD TBD NBCSN TBD
Wed., Apr. 4 Chicago St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thur., Apr. 5 Carolina Philadelphia NBCSN 7 p.m.
Fri., Apr. 6 TBD TBD NBCSN TBD
Sat., Apr. 7 N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia NBC 3 p.m.
Sat., Apr. 7 TBD TBD NBCSN TBD

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