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Lightning Round: Lightning drop second preseason game, 2-0, to Predators

A few more veterans were in the line-up, but they couldn’t beat Kevin Lankinen

NHL: SEP 29 Predators vs Lightning Photo by Danny Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

For starters, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked a lot better last night than they did against Carolina on Tuesday. Granted, there were a lot more veterans in the line-up, but it was good to see the Bolts post 30 shots on net against the Nashville Predators. Unfortunately, none of the shots actually went into the net as Kevin Lankinen stopped all of them.

The best chance came from the Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point line, because of course it did.

No reason to read too much into this. The important guys were skating well and no one was injured, so we can move onto the next game. Which is tonight. There is a pretty good chance Andrei Vasilevskiy will make his preseason debut.

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