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Lightning hit the road seeking second exhibition win

Tampa Bay embarks on its first road trip of the preseason Friday night at Carolina.

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning go on the road for the first time this preseason as they travel to Carolina to play the Hurricanes, the middle game in a three-games-in-three-days stretch for the Bolts.

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Rosters for Lightning-Hurricanes

Here are the players expected to play in Friday's preseason game at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

Here are the game rosters for Friday night's game between the Lightning and Hurricanes at PNC Arena.

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Lightning blank Florida 2-0 for first preseason win

Kristers Gudļevskis stops all 21 shots to help lift the Bolts to their first win of the preseason at AMALIE Arena.

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Behind a 21-save effort from goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis, the Tampa Bay Lightning earned their first win of the preseason, shutting out the Florida Panthers 2-0 on Thursday night at AMALIE Arena.

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Bolts look for first preseason win vs. Florida

Tampa Bay faces cross-state rival Florida for the first time this season

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to get in the win column for the first time this preseason when they host the Florida Panthers tonight at Amalie Arena in game No. 2 of the exhibition schedule for the Bolts.

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Lightning reduce training camp roster by 22

Tampa Bay now has 53 players remaining in 2016 training camp

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning have reduced their training camp roster by 22 today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The Lightning now have 53 players remaining in their 2016 training camp.

Below is a list of players who have been assigned:

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Lightning fall 3-2 to Carolina in preseason opener

Brayden Point and Boko Imama score goals in loss to Hurricanes

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the World Cup of Hockey during Team Canada's victory over Team Europe Tuesday in the first game of a best-of-three final.

Turns out, the Lightning could have used Stamkos' scoring punch at AMALIE Arena.

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Bolts open preseason tonight vs. Carolina

Lightning coach Jon Cooper will coach the Bolts after returning from the World Cup of Hockey today

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said he had planned to miss a large portion of Bolts' training camp while assisting with Team North America at the World Cup of Hockey.

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Gudlevskis, Wilcox ready to shine in preseason

The pair of Syracuse Crunch goalies will star in the preseason after Bishop, Vasilevskiy participate in World Cup of Hockey

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

When the Tampa Bay Lightning begin the preseason schedule Tuesday at AMALIE Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes (7:30 p.m. puck drop on 970 WFLA), the Bolts will be without starting goaltender Ben Bishop and backup netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy.

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Lightning re-sign Nikita Nesterov to 1-year contract

Defenseman signs a 1-year NHL contract worth $725,000

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Nikita Nesterov to a one-year, NHL contract worth $725,000, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

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Lightning to welcome Vinny Lecavalier home on Oct. 18

The former Tampa Bay captain will be honored during the team's game against Florida.

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced that the team would welcome home former captain Vincent Lecavalier on October 18, 2016 during the team's game against the Florida Panthers at AMALIE Arena. Lecavalier, who played 14 seasons in Tampa Bay after being chosen first overall by the club in the 1998 National Hockey League Entry Draft, retired from professional hockey after playing the 2016-17 season with the Philadelphia Flyers and the Los Angeles Kings. He and his family have since returned to live in Tampa Bay. 

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