Sun Sports announced that Saturday’s season-opening game against the Capitals set a broadcast record for the network for a season-opening Lightning game, recording a 2.8 overnight household rating. The broadcast peaked at a 3.4 rating.
Count Boucher among those who are looking forward to seeing the New York Islanders head to Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center, which they are scheduled to do after the 2014-15 season.
Tampa Bay has lost four straight at Nassau Coliseum while being outscored 16-6 in those meetings, including Monday’s 4-3 loss.
“It’s been a nightmare, just a joke,” Boucher said. “There are ghosts just hanging around there that we are scared of, or I don’t know what. It’s just unbelievable. I’ve never seen our team play as bad as every single game we play in the Islanders’ barn. I just can’t wait until they move.”
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