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'Lightning Hockey Night' to Broadcast Live Wednesday From 'Trolleys' at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

– Hockey Bay USA, the 2008-09 NHL season is upon us, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are celebrating with a party at Trolleys at the Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown this Wednesday night! Join Rick Peckham and Dave Andreychuk for Lightning Hockey Night as they broadcast live from Trolley’s on 620 WDAE from 7 to 8 p.m. Rick and Dave’s special guests will be Lightning head coach Barry Melrose and new defenseman Andrej Meszaros, who will appear live in person at Trolleys! Stick around for autographs from Barry and Andrej as you wind down from the first day of training camp at the St. Pete Times Forum!

Trolleys also is the new home of Lightning Hockey Hotline, the Lightning’s official post-game call-in show. Lightning Hockey Hotline will debut at Trolley’s October 11 following the Lightning’s home opener vs. Carolina. Fans can join Bobby “The Chief” Taylor and Matt Sammon after every home game this season at Trolleys for Lightning Hockey Hotline on 620 WDAE. Drink and food specials will be featured.

“We are thrilled to further enhance our partnership with the Lightning by sponsoring the Lightning post-game radio show all season long from Trolleys,” said Jeff Weinthaler, general manager of the Embassy Suites Tampa – Downtown.  “We have just completed the remodeling of Trolleys to create an indoor/outdoor downtown sports bar that will become a pre-game and post-game destination for Lightning fans.  As the official hotel of Lightning training camp and the pre-season, we hope fans will find their way here this week and keep coming back throughout the season.”

In addition to Wednesday night, Lightning Hockey Night will be live from Trolleys on Wednesday, October 8 to welcome the team back from Prague.

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