FOX Sports Sun announces Tampa Bay Lightning broadcast schedule for 2020 NHL restart

TAMPA, Fla. (July 17, 2020) – FOX Sports Sun, the television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced plans to televise the Lightning’s three round-robin tournament games when the NHL season resumes with Stanley Cup Qualifier matchups. Additionally, FOX Sports Sun will provide Bolts fans with their first look at the team with televised coverage of the team’s exhibition vs. the Florida Panthers on Wednesday, July 29 at 12 p.m.

AMALIE Arena will serve as the hub for FOX Sports Sun’s broadcasts with play-by-play announcer Rick Peckham and color analyst Brian Engblom calling every game remotely. “Lightning Live” intermission reports and pre-and-postgame shows will also originate from AMALIE Arena. Dave Andreychuk and Bobby “Chief” Taylor will serve as pre-and-postgame analysts, while Paul Kennedy will anchor as host.

The Lightning vs. Boston Bruins game on Wednesday, Aug. 5 will air on FOX Sports Florida. Lightning games televised on FOX Sports Sun can also be streamed live on FOX Sports GO, the live streaming platform that showcases all of the Sinclair Regional Sports Networks’ events and studio programming through pay-TV providers, and

FOX Sports GO is currently available on mobile and tablet devices, including iOS and Android as well as FOX Sports GO is also available on connected devices including, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku Players and Roku TV, and Xbox One. Fans can download the app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store, Roku App Store, XBOX One App Store and Windows App Store.

Return-to-play schedule:

Day Date Time Matchup Network Notes
 Wed  7/29/20  12 PM  Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers FOX Sports Sun  Exhibition
 Mon  8/3/20  4 PM  Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning  FOX Sports Sun Round Robin Game 1
 Wed  8/5/20  4 PM  Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins  FOX Sports Florida  Round Robin Game 2
 Sun  8/9/20  TBA Philadelphia Flyers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning  TBA  Round Robin Game 3


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