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Burns: 3 Things we learned from a second preseason loss to Carolina

Lightning beat writer Bryan Burns recaps the Bolts' 6-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Wednesday

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

The preseason is off to a rocky start for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

After a loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in Tuesday's preseason opener, the Lightning traveled to Raleigh Wednesday for a rematch with the Canes and fell 6-1, dropping to 0-2-0.

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Girardi's Journal: Getting back in the game

Defenseman Dan Girardi shares a veteran's approach to preseason games

by Dan Girardi / TampaBayLightning.com

Throughout Tampa Bay Lightning training camp, Bolts defenseman Dan Girardi has been kind enough to chronicle his thoughts in what we're calling: In Their Own Words - Girardi's Journal.

Periodically, we'll be checking in with Girardi to get his thoughts on how training camp is progressing or provide a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in the locker room when the players are hanging out. In this newest installment, as told to TampaBayLightning.com beat writer Bryan Burns, Girardi dissects the Bolts' disappointing preseason-opening loss to Carolina on Tuesday and, as a 13-year veteran of the NHL with almost 865 regular season games under his belt, how he approaches the exhibition schedule.

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Lightning reduce training camp roster by seven

Bolts take on Hurricanes tonight in Carolina

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reduced their training camp roster by seven today, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced. The Lightning now have 54 players remaining in their 2018 Training Camp, presented by Florida Blue. 

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How to listen and live stream Lightning at Hurricanes

Mikhail Sergachev and Yanni Gourde make their preseason debuts as the Bolts travel to Raleigh to face the Hurricanes

by Jacob Lynn / TampaBayLightning.com

After falling to Carolina 4-1 at Amalie Arena last night, the Bolts travel to Raleigh on Wednesday for the second half of a home-and-home series vs. the Hurricanes. 

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Burns: 3 Things we learned from the preseason opener

Lightning beat writer Bryan Burns recaps Tampa Bay's 4-1 loss to Carolina on Tuesday

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

There weren't a lot of positives from Tampa Bay's preseason-opening 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at AMALIE Arena Tuesday night.

"It was pretty ugly," Lightning captain Steven Stamkos summarized succinctly.

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Strong Lightning lineup highlights preseason opener

The Bolts will dress a handful of established veterans and a few top-level prospects competing for a spot on the roster

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

When the Tampa Bay Lightning open the preseason slate tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes, the lineup the Bolts put on the AMALIE Arena ice won't be exactly the same as the one they'll use for Opening Night.

But it'll be close.

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How to listen and live stream Lightning vs. Hurricanes

Plenty of NHL regulars will be in the lineup tonight as the Bolts host the Hurricanes in the preseason opener

by Jacob Lynn / TampaBayLightning.com

Fans will see some familiar faces in Lightning sweaters tonight as the Bolts kick off the preseason at Amalie Arena vs. the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Lightning to live stream six preseason games

Fans can watch the games on TampaBayLightning.com

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will live stream six of their preseason games at TampaBayLightning.com, the team announced today. The stream will be free to the public. Below is a list of the games that will be available on the Lightning website. The lone game not available, the Lightning versus the Florida Panthers on September 27 at Amway Center in Orlando, will be broadcast on FOX Sports Sun.

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FOX Sports Sun announces Lightning television schedule for 2018-19 season

Programming features 70 regular season games that can be streamed live on the FOX Sports App

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 17, 2018)- FOX Sports Sun, the local television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today the network will produce and televise 70 regular season Lightning games, and one preseason game, as part of the 2018-19 National Hockey League season.

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Erne ready to build off last season's success, put injury behind him

After a lower-body injury kept him from contributing to last year's playoff run, Erne is working to once again secure a roster spot

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

After years of struggling to make it to the National Hockey League, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Adam Erne was finally starting to find his place during the second half of the 2017-18 season.

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