Tampa Bay Lightning Announce Preseason Schedule


Apr 22, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) celebrates his goal against Montreal Canadiens with teammate center Cedric Paquette (54) and right wing J.T. Brown (23) and defenseman Victor Hedman (77) during the third period in game four of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their preseason schedule.

The Bolts will play six games, playing the Nashville Predators, Dallas Stars and the Florida Panthers twice.

The pre-season gets underway for the Bolts on September 23 at home to Nashville and concludes on October 4 at home to the Panthers.

The full schedule is as follows:

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One thing to notice is that there will be no preseason game in Orlando.

The Lightning are 20-8-3 in preseason games since 2008 and went 5-2-0 last year.

Season and home openers will be released Saturday evening with the complete regular season schedule unveiled Sunday.