All 2014-15 Lightning Games To Be Televised

by Alexis Boucher | Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Sun Sports have jointly announced the team’s broadcast schedule for the upcoming 2014-14 season. Sun Sports will handle the bulk of the regular season contests, showing showing 77 games on their network.

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Sun Sports’ first broadcast will be the Bolts’ home opener against the Florida Panthers on October 9th. Coverage will start at 6:30 pm with a one hour edition of their pregame show. Lightning LIVE will remain as Sun Sports’ pregame and extended postgame shows for all home and away games.

Rick Peckham and Bobby “The Chief” Taylor will return to handle the play-by-play and cover analysis respectively. Lightning LIVE host Paul Kennedy will be joined by Dave Andreychuk and Chris Dingman for pregame, intermission, and postgame segments. Kelly Nash also returns as in-game reporter and host of “Inside The Lightning”. (Photo/ Alexis Boucher)

The network will also hold a “Countdown To Thunder” week starting on October 3rd. In the days leading up to the home opener, Sun Sports will feature 30 hours of Lightning program. For six consecutive nights, they will feature replays of some of last season’s best games and premiere the new “Inside the Lightning: 10 Best Moments From Last Season”. “Inside the Lightning” is also scheduled to return with six new episodes expected to air during the upcoming season.

The five games not being shown on Sun Sports will be broadcast by the NBC Sports Network.

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Managing Editor and Senior Writer Alexis Boucher is a transplant from the Northeast, who worships in the churches of hockey and baseball. She has followed the Lightning since the late 90's. A graduate of the Florida State University Creative Writing program, she has been blogging for over three years. She has a penchant for loud music, enforcers, and good beer.

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  1. ITMAN says:

    Do you have the television schedule? Would like to know what games are on NBCSN.

  2. BigKahuna says:

    All games televised. Wow. Awesome.

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