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Lightning-Predators by the numbers, outdoor edition

A few interesting factoids from Tampa Bay’s game at the Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium.
The Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning play in the first period of an NHL Stadium Series hockey game in Nissan Stadium Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
The Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning play in the first period of an NHL Stadium Series hockey game in Nissan Stadium Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) [ MARK HUMPHREY | Associated Press ]
Published Feb. 27

NASHVILLE — The best show in town Saturday night wrapped up with a Lightning victory over the Predators in Tampa Bay’s first outdoor game. A few notable numbers from the Stadium Series at the Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium:

1

Game won by Tampa Bay teams at Nissan Stadium. The Bucs are 0-4 against the Titans here.

10

Minutes Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley spent performing five songs during the first intermission concert.

15

Artists performing in the Stadium Series including Lambert (first intermission), Bentley (first intermission), Jessie James Decker (U.S. national anthem), Dustin Lynch (introduction), Walker Hayes (pre-game TikTok).

40.3

Temperature at puck drop Saturday night.

51

Amount, in dollars, for a Stadium Series-themed harmonica sold in the Nissan Stadium gift shops.

85

Approximate steps it took Lightning captain Steven Stamkos to get from the gate along the ice to the tunnel entrance.

243

Ice pans under the rink at Nissan Stadium to hold water to build the ice surface.

350

Gallons of paint used to make the ice at Nissan Stadium white. This year, the league started building the ice sooner and painted the logos deeper into the ice with the expectation of rain in the days leading up to the game.

890

Games before Stamkos played in an NHL outdoor series, the second-longest stretch among active players behind center Joe Thornton, who competed in his first (2015′s Stadium Series) after previously playing in 1,263 games.

68,619

Fans in attendance Saturday, the largest crowd the Lightning have played in front of.

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