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Tampa Bay Lightning Announces Preseason Schedule

The Tampa Bay Lightning's preseason schedule has been released. The Lightning have two games at Tampa Bay Times Forum and one game at the Amway Center.

Mar. 6, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Exterior view of Tampa Bay Times Forum after the game between the Ottawa Senators and Tampa Bay Lightning. Ottawa Senators defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE
Mar. 6, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Exterior view of Tampa Bay Times Forum after the game between the Ottawa Senators and Tampa Bay Lightning. Ottawa Senators defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced their preseason schedule for the 2012-13 season. The Lightning are currently scheduled to play two games at Tampa Bay Times Arena and one at the Amway Center in Orlando. The first preseason game will be against the St. Louis Blues on September 26 at 7:30 p.m at home. The Amway Center game will be against the Carolina Hurricanes on September 27.

The other home game during the preseason would be against Florida Panthers, whom the Lightning play three times during the preseason, on October 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Lightning will play the Panthers on October 2 at Germain Arena in Fort Meyers, Florida and October 6 at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida.

Here is the rest of the Lightning preseason schedule, according to the team's official website.

Wednesday, Sept. 26; 7:30 p.m Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa, FL), St. Louis Blues
Thursday, Sept. 27; 7 p.m. Amway Center (Orlando, FL), Carolina Hurricanes
Friday, Sept. 28; 8 p.m. Scottrade Center (St. Louis, MO), St. Louis Blues
Sunday, Sep. 30; 2 p.m. RBC Center (Raleigh, NC), Carolina Hurricanes
Tuesday, Oct. 2; 7 p.m. Germain Arena (Ft. Myers, FL), Florida Panthers
Thursday, Oct. 4; 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa, FL), Florida Panthers
Saturday, Oct. 6; 7:30 p.m. BankAtlantic Center (Sunrise, FL), Florida Panthers

This of course is all pending the collective bargaining agreement situation.

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