TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning released their preseason schedule for the upcoming 2018-2019 season.

The Lightning start the preseason on Sept. 18 by hosting the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena.

Tampa Bay Lighting 2018 preseason schedule (all times Eastern)

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 -- Carolina Hurricanes @ Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena

7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 -- Tampa Bay Lighting @ Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena

7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 -- Tampa Bay Lightning @ Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena

7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 -- Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lighting at Amalie Arena

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 -- Florida Panthers @ Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 -- Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lighting at Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)*** neutral-site game

7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 -- Tampa Bay Lightning @ Florida Panthers at BB&T Center

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