TAMPA — The Lightning will have 11 nationally televised games this season, including their Oct. 10 opener against the Predators, a 5:30 p.m. broadcast on ESPN that will kick off the network’s opening-night tripleheader.
The Tampa Bay-Nashville game will be followed by Chicago-Pittsburgh at 8 and Seattle-Las Vegas at 10:30.
Eight of the Lightning’s games will be televised on the Disney networks (ESPN, ESPN+/Hulu). Three others will be on TNT.
Tampa Bay will have four national games in February, including both games of a back-to-back series in New York: Feb. 7 against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden (TNT) and Feb. 8 vs. the Islanders at UBS Arena (ESPN).
Here is the complete Lightning national TV schedule:
Tuesday, Oct. 10 (season opener), vs Nashville Predators, 5:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN+
Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Buffalo Sabres, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Thursday, Nov. 16, at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m., ESPN+/Hulu
Thursday, Jan. 18, vs. Minnesota Wild, 7 p.m., ESPN+/Hulu
Wednesday, Feb. 7, at New York Rangers, 7 p.m., TNT
Thursday, Feb. 8, at New York Islanders, 8 p.m., ESPN
Thursday, Feb. 22, vs. Washington Capitals, 7 p.m, ESPN
Sunday, Feb. 25, at New Jersey Devils, 1 p.m., TNT
Saturday, March 16, at Florida Panthers, 6 p.m., ESPN+/Hulu
Wednesday, March 27, vs. Boston Bruins, 7:30 p.m., TNT
Saturday, April 6, vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 1 p.m, ABC/ESPN+
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