TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning announced its pre-season schedule Wednesday morning for next year. The team has seven matchups scheduled before the league opens up the 2019-20 season on Oct. 4, 2019.
The pre-season schedule includes two matchups against the Carolina Hurricanes at home on Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and a contest against the Hurricanes on the road the following night at 7.
The Lightning will then faceoff against the Nashville Predators on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. on home ice before the team travels up north to face the Preds the following night at 8.
Tampa Bay will conclude its pre-season schedule with a series against the Florida Panthers, which includes two contests on the road Sept. 24 and 26 (both at 7 p.m.) and a home game against the Panthers at 7 on Sept. 28.
Ticket information is not available at the time, but will be coming out on a later date.
Lightning preseason schedule
Tuesday, Sept. 17: Carolina, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18: at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 20: Nashville, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 21: at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 24: at Florida, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 26: at Florida, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28: Florida, 7 p.m.