Lightning announce dates for training camp, Fan Fest

BY foxsports • August 24, 2016


TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced Wednesday that it will open training camp on Thursday, September 22 at AMALIE Arena and host the team's 2016 Fan Fest on Sunday, September 25, with doors to the general public opening at 11 a.m. (subject to change).

Fan Fest will include live team scrimmages, player autographs and programming featuring some of fans' favorite Lightning personalities. The event will also feature family fun, kids' activities, as well as specials on food, beverage and merchandise. Season Ticket Members will have an exclusive window prior to the doors opening to the general public. This is a free event and ticket information will be available at a later date.

The Lightning will open the team's 24th training camp with testing and annual media day on Thursday, September 22 at AMALIE Arena. The team will hit the ice the following day. Tampa Bay will have 12 players, as well as head coach Jon Cooper, representing their various countries at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and will be available to media at a later date.

Additional details regarding both training camp and Fan Fest will be available soon.