Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 23 hours 31 min ago
Former captain Marty St. Louis will make his much-anticipated return to the Tampa Bay Times Forum Nov. 26, a highlight of the Lightning schedule released Sunday by the league.
The Lightning will open its season at home against the Florida Panthers on Thursday, Oct. 9, the NHL announced today.
The full schedule will be released Sunday afternoon.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said Friday he's had "really good discussions" with Ryan Callahan's camp and is still hopeful to sign the veteran forward before he becomes an unrestricted free agent July 1.
The Lightning announced its preseason schedule, with a slate of six games against Nashville, Dallas and Florida.
The Lightning locked up another one of its young players Thursday, re-signing left wing Alex Killorn to a two-year, $5.1 million deal.
Lightning wing Ryan Malone, facing charges of DUI and cocaine possession, had a written not guilty plea entered Monday at his arraignment in Tampa.
The Lightning set its roster for its annual development camp, held from July 2-6 at the Brandon Sports Forum.
The Lightning locked up another one of its top young players Monday, re-signing star rookie Ondrej Palat to a three-year, $10 million deal.