Tampa Bay Lightning announce 2015 preseason schedule

TAMPA BAY — The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their seven-game 2015 preseason schedule. The Lightning’s home games at Amalie Arena will be played Tuesday, September 22 against the Nashville Predators, Friday, September 25 against the Florida Panthers and Thursday, October 1 against the Dallas Stars.

The Lightning will play home and home series’ against the Stars, Predators and Panthers. The Bolts will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first-ever "Kraft Hockeyville USA" preseason game in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, September 29. The contest will be televised live on NBCSN.

The Lightning went 5-1-0 during the 2014 preseason, out-scoring their opponents 22-8. Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov led all NHL skaters with six goals and Vladislav Namestnikov ranked tied for first with seven assists during the preseason last year.

LIGHTNING 2015 PRESEASON SCHEDULE

Date Time Venue Opponent
Tuesday, September 22 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena Nashville Predators
Wednesday, September 23 8 p.m. Bridgestone Arena Nashville Predators
Friday, September 25 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena Florida Panthers
Saturday, September 26 8 p.m. American Airlines Center Dallas Stars
Tuesday, September 29 TBD Cambria County War Memorial Arena Pittsburgh Penguins
Thursday, October 1 7:30 Amalie Arena Dallas Stars
Saturday, October 3 7 p.m. BB&T Center Florida Panthers