Tampa Bay Lightning release schedule for 2021-2022 regular season

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The Tampa Bay Lightning pose with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in Game 5 to win the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The defending Stanley Cup champions will start the upcoming NHL season on home ice in October.

The Tampa Bay Lightning released their 2021-2022 regular season schedule Thursday evening. The Bolts will play 82 games in the upcoming season and will face off against every team in the league, including the new Seattle Kraken expansion team.

The Lightning open play against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Oct. 12 at Amalie Arena. They will end their regular season on the road against Columbus in April.

Here’s the schedule:

DateOpponentDateOpponent
Tue. Oct 12PittsburghThu. Jan 13Vancouver
Thu. Oct 14At DetroitSat. Jan 15Dallas
Sat. Oct 16At WashingtonTue. Jan 18At Los Angeles
Tue. Oct 19FloridaFri. Jan 21At Anaheim
Sat. Oct 23ColoradoSat. Jan 22At San Jose
Mon. Oct 25At BuffaloThu. Jan 27New Jersey
Tue. Oct 26At PittsburghSat. Jan 29Vegas
Thu. Oct 28ArizonaTue. Feb 1San Jose
Mon. Nov 1WashingtonWed. Feb 23Edmonton
Thu. Nov 4At TorontoSat. Feb 26At Nashville
Sat. Nov 6At OttawaTue. Mar 1Ottawa
Tue. Nov 9CarolinaThu. Mar 3Pittsburgh
Sat. Nov 13FloridaFri. Mar 4Detroit
Mon. Nov 15NY IslandersSun. Mar 6At Chicago
Thu. Nov 18At PhiladelphiaTue. Mar 8At Winnipeg
Sat. Nov 20New JerseyThu. Mar 10At Calgary
Sun. Nov 21MinnesotaSat. Mar 12At Edmonton
Tue. Nov. 23PhiladelphiaSun. Mar 13At Vancouver
Fri. Nov 26SeattleWed. Mar 16At Seattle
Sun. Nov 28At MinnesotaSat. Mar 19NY Rangers
Tue. Nov 30At St. LouisTue. Mar 22At Carolina
Thu. Dec 2St. LouisThu. Mar 24At Boston
Sat. Dec 4At BostonSat. Mar 26At Detroit
Sun. Dec 5At PhiladelphiaSun. Mar 27At NY Islanders
Tue. Dec 7At MontrealTue. Mar 29Carolina
Thu. Dec 9At TorontoFri. April 1Chicago
Sat. Dec 11At OttawaSat. April 2Montreal
Tue. Dec 14Los AngelesMon. April 4Toronto
Thu. Dec 16OttawaWed. April 6At Washington
Sat. Dec 18At ColoradoFri. April 8Boston
Tue. Dec 21At VegasSun. April 10Buffalo
Thu. Dec 23At ArizonaTue. April 12At Dallas
Tue. Dec 28MontrealThu. April 14Anaheim
Thu. Dec 30At FloridaSat. April 16Winnipeg
Fri. Dec 31NY RangersTue. April 19Detroit
Sun. Jan 2At NY RangersThu. April 21Toronto
Tue. Jan 4At ColumbusSat. April 23Nashville
Thu. Jan 6CalgarySun. April 24At Florida
Sat. Jan 8BostonTue. April 26Columbus
Mon. Jan 10At New JerseyThu. April 28At NY Islanders
Tue. Jan 11At BuffaloFri. April 29At Columbus

If you can’t see the schedule above, you can see it here.

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