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Fox Sports Sun travels to the Czech Republic on premier of Inside the Lightning

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

Pack your bags and join FOX Sports Sun on a trip to the Czech Republic as we document a trip overseas led by former Lightning player turned youth hockey coach, Vinny Prospal, and the 2015 National Champion Tier II 14 and under Tampa Bay Scorpions. On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 11:00 p.m., “Inside the Lightning: Thunder Overseas” will be televised statewide upon conclusion of the Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota Wild game.

“Inside the Lightning: Thunder Overseas” follows the 23-day journey of 19 local kids as Prospal took the team to his native country to see how American kids fared against Czech kids on the ice. His Assistant Coach Chris Reed and Manager Chris Schnapp also made the trip.The town of Hluboká nad Vltavou and the Pouzar Hockey Center in České Budějovice set the stage for a look at hockey in its purest form. The Scorpions participated in a local tournament where they faced off against some of the Czech Republic’s best teams. The trip wasn’t just about competing as the kids also had the opportunity to visit Prague, Český Krumlov and a castle.

Youth hockey in Tampa is at the forefront of the Lightning’s mission off the ice, led by the Build the Thunder initiative introduced earlier this season. Build the Thunder’s goal is to grow the game of hockey and teach life skills to young people in Tampa Bay over the next five years.

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Mon 11/9/15 1:30 p.m.

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