TNT, Home of NHL’s Outdoor Games This Season, to Feature Defending Stanley Cup Champions Tampa Bay Lightning Against Top Central Division Contender Nashville Predators
Hour-Long Pregame Show to Begin at 6:30 p.m. ET with Wayne Gretzky, Rick Tocchet, Anson Carter, Paul Bissonnette and Liam McHugh Setting Stage for Music City Matchup
Bleacher Report to Take Over Broadway Street Bar — The Florida Georgia Line House — Featuring an Ice Bar and Special Guests
NHL on TNT Doubleheader on Wednesday, Feb. 23 Pits Oilers at Lightning at 7:30 p.m. and Los Angeles Kings at Arizona Coyotes
Turner Sports will head to Music City where NHL on TNT will exclusively present its second outdoor game of the season, the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series® on Saturday, Feb. 26. Steps away from the neon lights of Broadway, the defending Stanley Cup Champions Tampa Bay Lightning with their star-studded roster — including 2022 NHL All-Stars Steven Stamkos, Victor Hedman and Andrei Vasilevskiy — will take on one of the hottest teams in the Central Division, the Nashville Predators, led by Roman Josi, Juuse Saros and Matt Duchene, at Nissan Stadium — home of the Tennessee Titans.
Kenny Albert will provide play-by-play for the game, along with commentary from Eddie Olczyk, Keith Jones and Jackie Redmond.
2022 NHL Stadium Series® coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET with an hour-long NHL on TNT Face Off Presented by Verizon pregame show from the state-of-the-art studio in Atlanta. Host Liam McHugh will be joined by “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky, three-time Stanley Cup Champion Rick Tocchet, 10-year NHL veteran Anson Carter, and hockey personality and former AHL & NHL veteran Paul Bissonnette. The studio crew will return for the Lexus First Intermission Report, the Discover Second Intermission Report and a 30-minute postgame show.
B/R Broadway Bar Takeover
Open Ice, Bleacher Report’s leading hockey vertical, will take over the iconic Florida Georgia Line House, a landmark on Nashville’s famed Broadway Street, for a pregame where fans can enjoy live music, giveaways, have a drink at the Open Ice Bar or try to hit an ice puck through the mouth of a catfish ice sculpture. Special guests will join throughout the afternoon, including the Nashville Predators Energy Team.
Tune In: Edmonton-Tampa Bay / Los Angeles-Arizona – Wednesday, Feb. 26
Before their turn in the 2022 NHL Stadium Series®, the 2020 and 2021 Stanley Cup Champions will make their TNT debut when the Lightning host the dynamic duo of Connor McDavid & Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Albert will provide play-by-play, with commentary from Olczyk and Jones.
Later in the evening at 10 p.m., the Los Angeles Kings led by Anze Kopitar travel to Arizona to take on the Coyotes. Brendan Burke will provide play-by-play, with commentary from Darren Pang and Nabil Karim.
This Week’s NHL on TNT Programming
- Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET – Edmonton Oilers at Tampa Bay Lightning
- Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 10 p.m. – Los Angeles Kings at Arizona Coyotes
- Saturday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. – 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series®: Tampa Bay Lightning at Nashville Predators
Live streaming coverage of all NHL on TNT games will continue to be available via the WatchTNT app on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices and at https://www.tntdrama.com/watchtnt. Fans will be able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the username and password provided by their TV service provider.
About Turner Sports
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