The Tampa Bay Lightning announced that they will postpone their scheduled home games against the Carolina Hurricanes (Wednesday) and Nashville Predators (Thursday) due to the possibility of Hurricane Ian's impact on the Tampa area.
Earlier in the day, Tampa officials issued a mandatory evacuation for Zone A of Hillsborough County, which includes Amalie Arena, the Marriott Waterside, and areas where a lot of players have homes.
#Tampa: #HurricaneIan is on its way. @HillsboroughFL has issued a mandatory evacuation order for Zone A & a voluntary evacuation order for Zone B.— Jane Castor (@JaneCastor) September 26, 2022
Please heed these warnings. Protect yourself and your loved ones.
Find your evacuation zone here: https://t.co/J1yOcdjYIq pic.twitter.com/G2aNoyvw4X
The rescheduled dates have not been announced yet, stay tuned for more information.
If you are in the possible path, please take care and be prepared.
Official press release
LIGHTNING GAMES WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE IAN
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today postponed the team’s preseason games on Wednesday, September 28 against Carolina and Thursday, September 29 against Nashville at AMALIE Arena due to the potential effects of Hurricane Ian.
Tickets for postponed games will be honored for the rescheduled dates. Those details will be announced at a later time. For ticket questions fans should contact their original point of purchase.