Fox Sports Net, the company that controls Sun Sports, announced late this afternoon ratings numbers from Saturday night's Tampa Bay Lightning season opener against the Washington Capitals.

On Sun Sports, the Lightning's season opener vs. the Washington Capitals drew the highest opening night rating in Bolts history. The Lightning's 6-3 victory generated a 2.8 household rating in the Tampa DMA, according to Nielsen Media Research. Saturday's broadcast peaked at 3.4 HH rating during game.