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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced their 2022-23 regular season schedule, presented by AdventHealth, today. The schedule consists of a full 82-game campaign that features the Bolts opening the season on the road with three games, including an Eastern Conference Final rematch with the New York Rangers to kick off the season on October 11, before returning home to AMALIE Arena on Tuesday, October 18 to host the Philadelphia Flyers. Tampa Bay will play seven of the first nine games on the road.
The Lightning will play all teams in the NHL a minimum of two times. The Bolts will take on each team in their division four times with the exceptions of Toronto and Ottawa, which they will play three times. They will play the Metropolitan Division three times each and play against each Western Conference opponent twice (once home and once away).
The 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend will take place in South Florida with the star-studded event being held at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida (home of the Panthers) on February 3 and 4.
The Lightning will play an even split of 41 home and road games once again and will have their longest home stand of the season with six consecutive games at AMALIE Arena from December 3 through December 15. The longest road trip of the year will consist of five games from January 14 through January 21 with stops in St. Louis, Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary. Tampa Bay will face the Colorado Avalanche for the first time since the 2022 Stanley Cup Final on February 9 at AMALIE Arena.
The Lightning will play a total of 14 back-to-back matchups, including three at AMALIE Arena (Dec. 28-29, Mar. 11-12, March 18-19).
The Lightning will play a total of 15 games during their busiest month of the season in March, which includes eight games at AMALIE Arena. Their most active months of the season at home will be November and December, which each feature nine games in Tampa Bay. The Bolts will only play five home games in both January and February.
Ticket and broadcast information will be made available at a later date.
Month Home Away Total
October 2 7 9
November 9 4 13
December 9 5 14
January 5 8 13
February 5 7 12
March 8 7 15
April 3 3 6
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