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Nikita Kucherov #86, Mikhail Sergachev #98 and Andrei Vasilevskiy #88 of the Tampa Bay Lightning pose with the Stanley Cup following the victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game Five of the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Amalie Arena on July 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. The Lightning defeated the Canadiens 1-0 to take the series four games to one.

Missing hockey already? We are too.  Today the Tampa Bay Lightning announced their pre-season schedule as they begin the quest for a THIRD consecutive Stanley Cup win!  They’ll play 3 games at Amalie Arena against Nashville, Carolina and the Florida Panthers.  For Orlando fans, there will be a game at Amway Center with the Panthers.

 

Sept. 28 @ Carolina 7 p.m. at PNC Arena

Sept. 30 vs. Nashville at AMALIE Arena

Oct. 1 vs. Carolina at AMALIE Arena

Oct. 2 @ Nashville at Bridgestone Arena

Oct. 5 vs. Florida at Amway Center (Orlando, FL)

Oct. 7 vs. Florida at AMALIE Arena

Oct. 9 @ Florida at BB&T Center

 


The Lightning Players Coming Back For 2021/2022

When a new team comes into the NHL, they have the ability to recruit players from around the league.  Before that happens, each team can choose a handful of players to keep. The rest they have to make available to the new team in a special draft. The Seattle Kraken now know who they can and can’t take from Tampa Bay. The list of Lightning players that the Bolts have decided to hold on to are…

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