TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning will play a six-game preseason schedule in preparation for the 2014-15 regular season, the team announced Friday. Tampa Bay will play two games each against Nashville, Dallas and Florida, with three of those games at home at the Forum, starting Sept. 23 against Nashville. In recent seasons, Tampa Bay played preseason games in Orlando and Estero, but will not this year.
The NHL regular-season schedule is set to be released Sunday afternoon, with some key dates - including Tampa Bay’s home opener - released Saturday.
The Lightning are scheduled to open training camp on Sept. 18.
Lightning 2014 preseason schedule
Sept.23 Nashville, 7:30 p.m.
Sept.25 at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Sept.26 Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Sept.30 at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Oct.2 at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Oct.4 Florida, 7 p.m.