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Tampa Bay lightning playoff game not available.

Game 1 of the Lightning playoffs is happening right now, and although it shows in the guide on Fox Sun, you are showing Florida. fishing shows. It also shows on NHL tv and they are showing old time hockey highlights. DONT TEL” ME THIS IS BECAUSE OF NHL BLACKOUT RULES.  someone with Comcast made the decision to show Florida based local fishing shows instead of the game, the NHL wouldn’t do that.


we in the Ft Myers / Naples market have to endure the silly blackout rules all season and can’t get Lightning games. Now the playoffs arrive. And we can’t get the games because Comcast doesn’t understand the broadcast rules?  No wonder cable tv is dying. Fix this now.

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Re: Tampa Bay lightning playoff game not available.

From the NHL website.


In the United States, all Stanley Cup® Playoffs and Stanley Cup® Final games will be nationally televised and are subject to blackouts in NHL.TV™. If a Stanley Cup® Playoffs game is broadcast on your selected team's regional sports network, it is also subject to blackouts in NHL Premium™”


Southwest Florida is Florida Panther territory. The Tampa Bay game should be available, just like any other out of market team’s game.