Lightning announce pre-season schedule

The pre-season schedule includes four games on the road and three games on home ice.
ALLIE GOULDING  |   TimesThe Dave Andreychuk statue, holding the Stanley Cup, outside Amalie Arena on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The banners will be taken down on Thursday. Tampa Bay Lightning's postseason came to an end when they lost against the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-7 in game four on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
ALLIE GOULDING | TimesThe Dave Andreychuk statue, holding the Stanley Cup, outside Amalie Arena on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The banners will be taken down on Thursday. Tampa Bay Lightning's postseason came to an end when they lost against the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-7 in game four on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
Published June 12

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.

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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.

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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.

Contact Mari Faiello at mfaiello@tampabay.com. Follow @faiello_mari.

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