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Fox Sports Sun will air Lightning exhibition, round-robin games

The normal Fox Sports Sun broadcast crew will work the games remotely from Amalie Arena.
Paul Kennedy, left, and Bobby "The Chief" Taylor
Paul Kennedy, left, and Bobby "The Chief" Taylor [ Tampa Bay Times ]
Published Jul. 18, 2020

TAMPA — Lightning fans, set your DVRs. The franchise announced on Saturday that Fox Sports Sun will broadcast the team’s exhibition game against Florida on July 29, in addition to Tampa Bay’s three round-robin games against Washington, Boston and Philadelphia.

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The crew will work the games, which will take place in Toronto, remotely from Amalie Arena.

Fans can expect to see Brian Engblom as the color analyst, Rick Peckham on play-by-play and the normal pre- and post-game crew of Paul Kennedy as host and Bobby “Chief” Taylor and Dave Andreychuk as analysts.

The schedule

TBL vs. FLA, Wednesday, July 29, noon

TBL vs. WSH, Monday, Aug. 3, 4 p.m.

TBL vs. BOS, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 4 p.m.

TBL vs. PHI, Sunday, Aug. 9, TBD

Contact Mari Faiello at mfaiello@tampabay.com. Follow @faiello_mari.