TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will host a four-team rookie tournament at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida from Saturday, September 12 through Tuesday, September 15, the team announced today.
Participating in the six-game tournament will be the Lightning, the Nashville Predators, the Florida Panthers and the Washington Capitals. The rosters will feature some of the top young talent the respective teams have to offer. It marks the first time the Lightning have hosted a rookie showcase, while the team’s prospects have previously participated in rookie tournaments hosted by the Predators in Nashville, Tennessee, the Panthers in Coral Springs, Florida and the Detroit Red Wings in Traverse City, Michigan.
Below is the game schedule:
Saturday, Sep. 12
3:00 p.m. - Florida @ Washington
7:00 p.m. - Nashville @ Tampa Bay
Sunday, Sep. 13
3:00 p.m. - Nashville @ Florida
7:00 p.m. - Tampa Bay @ Washington
Monday, Sep. 14
Tuesday, Sep. 15
10:00 a.m. - Washington @ Nashville
2:00 p.m. - Florida @ Tampa Bay
All games are free and open to the public. Further media information will be available at a later date.