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.