Who is playing on TNT tonight? Schedules, matchups for NHL action Tuesday night

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NHL action on TNT arrives a day earlier this week, as the network is set to air a doubleheader on Tuesday night.

The top spot on TNT is a star power game, as Connor McDavid and the Oilers travel to Florida to face Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning. After the Oilers-Lightning game, there will be a Western Conference contest between the Predators and the Kraken in Seattle.

The Oilers are 7-5-0 this season, thanks in part to a five-game winning streak to end October and start November. Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl continue to play on easy mode as the pair are the league’s No. 1 and 2 in points with 25 and 23, respectively. They come into the game against the Lightning having lost the last two times.

Tampa Bay’s slow start to the year is in the rearview mirror. After a 1-3-0 start, the team has won six of its last eight games and also picked up a point in one of the losses. Kucherov is coming off a four-point night on Saturday, bringing his total points to 20 this season.

The Predators didn’t have the best start to the season, entering the game against the Kraken with a 5-6-1 record. The team is coming off back-to-back victories, winning back-to-back games for the first time this season since the first two games. Filip Forsberg leads the team in points with 12.

Meanwhile, the Kraken enter Tuesday with a 7-4-2 record and are riding a four-game winning streak and have won five of their last six games. Andre Burakovsky and Jaden Schwartz are tied for the team lead with 10 points apiece, while rookie Matty Beniers has recorded nine.

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Here’s what you need to know to watch the NHL on TNT on Tuesday.

What NHL games are on TNT tonight?

TNT is delivering not just one, but two nights of NHL action this week, as the network has its first Tuesday night doubleheader today.

The Oilers and Lightning will meet first in their first of two games against each other this season. After, it will be the Predators who will face the Kraken in Seattle.

What time is Oilers vs. Lightning?

  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida.

The Oilers vs. Lightning puck drop is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be played at Amalie Arena in Tampa.

What time is Predators vs. Kraken?

  • Time: 10 p.m. ET
  • Location: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, Washington.

The puck drop for the Predators vs. Kraken game is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET, but could be pushed back further depending on how long the Oilers-Lightning game is.

The match will be played at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle.

How to watch NHL games on TNT

  • TV channel: TNT (USA)

TNT will host the game on Tuesday night in the United States, as the network is set to air the Oilers vs. Lightning contest, as well as the Predators and Kraken game.

How to stream NHL games live on TNT

Select NHL games on TNT will be available to stream in the United States. A total of 62 regular season games will air on TNT and its networks, including Wednesday night doubleheaders.

These games can be streamed through a TV subscription in the TNT app and available on Sling TV.

Sling TV offers NHL fans the ability to access over 60% of the league’s nationally televised games that can be streamed on TNT, ESPN and the NHL Network for the best price.

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