Tickets for the Tampa Bay Lightning’s two preseason games at the Tampa Bay Times Forum will go on sale Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m., the team announced today. The games will be played Wednesday, September 26 against the St. Louis Blues and Thursday, October 4 versus the Florida Panthers. Both contests are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
The Lightning will play a total of seven preseason games in 2012. They will open their exhibition schedule September 26 as Tampa Bay fans get the first chance to see the 2012-13 Bolts team hit the ice against one of the best teams from the Western Conference last season in the Blues. The October 4 meeting with the Panthers at the Times Forum will be one of three during the preseason, which also includes one meeting at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise and another at Germain Arena in Estero, FL.