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Bally Sports Sun, the network home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced that it will celebrate the team’s 30th -anniversary season by re-airing four classic Lightning games during the 2023 NHL All-Star break.

Classic Lightning Rewind by Bally Sports

  • Monday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. – Replay of the Lightning’s inaugural game from Oct. 7, 1992, a 7-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at Expo Hall. Chris Kontos scored four goals against future Hall of Fame goalie Ed Belfour.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. – Replay of Game 7 of the 2004 Stanley Cup Final when the Lightning clinched their first title. Ruslan Fedotenko scored twice as the Bolts beat the visiting Calgary Flames, 2-1.
  • Thursday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m. – Replay of Game 6 of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final when the Lightning hoisted their second Cup with a 2-0 win over the Dallas Stars in Edmonton. Brayden Point and Blake Coleman scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made twenty-two saves in the shutout.
  • Thursday, Feb. 2, 9:30 p.m. – Replay of Game 5 of the 2021 Stanley Cup, when the Lightning defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 to secure back-to-back titles, this time in front of their home fans. Ross Colton scored the lone goal, and Conn Smythe Trophy winner Vasilevskiy again had a 22-save shutout.

In addition to airing on Bally Sports Sun, these classic games can be streamed live at BallySports.com or in the Bally Sports app when viewers authenticate with their pay-tv credentials. Fans can also watch through Bally Sports+, a new standalone streaming option.



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