Tampa Bay Lightning kicks off their regular season next Thursday

Who’s watching the game outside with us?

click to enlarge Tampa Bay Lightning kicks off their regular season next Thursday
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It’s time to wash the memories of the 2019 playoffs away, Bolts fans. The boys are back in action and officially kick off the Lightning’s 2019-20 campaign on October 3 against the rival Florida Panthers. The game could be sold-out by the time you decide to buy tickets, but there’ll be plenty of people out on the plaza (and at Sparkman Wharf) watching outside.

Thurs. Oct. 3, 7 p.m. $36.25 & up. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr., Tampa. Ticketmaster.com.

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