Apr 16, 2013; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate a goal by Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis (26) during the first period against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Center. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning: Key Dates to Remember This Season


The 2013-14 hockey season is just around the corner. As with every hockey season there are always important events that take place throughout. Today, we’ll break down all of the key dates to remember during the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Season.

  Date Event
Weds. Sept. 11th Training Camp Opens
Fri. Sept. 13th Exhibition Games Begin
Sat. Sept. 14th Lightning Fan Fest
Weds. Sept. 18th Lightning Preseason Begins
Mon. Sept. 23rd Open Lightning Practice in Estero Begins
Sat. Sept. 28th Lightning Practice in Estero Ends
Tues. Oct. 1st Regular Season Begins
Thurs. Oct. 10th Tampa Bay Lightning 2013-14 Home Opener
Sun. Nov. 10th Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic
Tues. Dec. 24th Christmas Break Begins
Thurs. Dec. 26th Christmas Break Ends
Sat. Jan. 18th Hockey Day in Canada
Sun. Feb 9th Start of the 2014 Winter Olympic Break
Sat. Feb. 15th Tampa Bay Lightning Wear Your Jersey Day
Sun. Feb. 16th Tampa Bay Lightning Try Hockey For Free Clinic
Mon. Feb. 17th Lightning Local Hockey Heroes Day
Tues. Feb. 25th End of the 2014 Winter Olympic Break
Sun. Mar. 2nd Hockey Day in America
Sun. Apr. 13th Last Day of the Regular Season
Weds. Apr. 16th Stanley Cup Playoffs Begin

In addition to the above list, the Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting a number of Theme Nights throughout the season. If you would like to see a full list of those nights, you can see them right here.

Hockey is almost here! Are you ready to Be The Thunder once again? What is your favorite part of hockey season? Sound off in the comments below and let us know!

 

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You can purchase Tampa Bay Lightning tickets for the 2013-14 season here. Save up to 10% off games such as the home opener on October 10th, as well as the final regular season home game against the Blue Jackets on April 11th.

 

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