Preseason tickets on sale Monday
Condensed from a Lightning release:
Individual tickets for the Lightning’s two preseason home games – Monday, Sept. 22 vs. Pittsburgh and Tuesday, Sept. 23 vs. the New York Rangers - will go on sale Monday, August 11 at 10 a.m.
Priority seating for the Lightning’s 2008-09 regular season games is available now through full-season, half-season and 10-game plans. Individual game tickets will go on sale at a later date.
Tampa Bay opens its preseason on Saturday, Sept. 20 when the Lightning travel to face the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team’s final North American preseason game will take place on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the New York Rangers. The Lightning will then travel to Europe and face Eisbaren Berlin on Sunday, Sept. 28 in another preseason tune-up before opening the regular season with a two-game series against the Rangers in Prague, Czech Republic on Oct. 4-5.
Tickets can be purchased at the McDonald’s Box Office at the St. Pete Times Forum and all Ticketmaster outlets.
To order tickets by phone, call Ticketmaster at 813.287.8844 or 727.898.2100. Also, fans can go online to tampabaylightning.com.
-- BRANT JAMES