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Lightning Hockey Night

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning
Lightning Hockey Night, the Tampa Bay Lightning weekly radio show, will continue its broadcast on AM 620 WDAE this Wednesday night from 7-8 p.m.

Former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk, an occasional Lightning Hockey Night host, will call in and join the show at 7:15 p.m.

Wednesday's show will feature host Rick Peckham, the Lightning's television play-by-play announcer. Newly acquired Lightning defenseman Matt Carle, 23, will join the program at 7:30 p.m.

Carle, 6-foot, 205 pounds, played in 62 games with San Jose last season. He recorded two goals and 15 points with two power-play goals. He ranked fifth on the team among San Jose defensemen in points. Carle played in 11 playoff games and recorded one assist.

A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Carle has played in 151 career NHL games. He has tallied 16 career goals and registered 63 points with 12 power-play goals. He was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2006-07 after playing in 77 games with the Sharks and scoring 11 goals with 42 points. Carle led the Sharks in scoring among defenseman and was sixth overall. He also led all rookie defensemen in scoring and ranked sixth overall in the NHL. Carle has skated in 33 career playoff games, recording two goals and nine points. He also represented the United States at the 2004 World Junior Championships, scoring one goal in six games.

Rick will be giving away two tickets on the air to the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert at the St. Pete Times Forum on July 16. Be sure to tune in to AM 620 WDAE for a chance to win.

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