Atlanta Thrashers at Tampa Bay Lightning Game Thread

Preseason continues with the Lightning's lone preseason game at the St. Pete Times Forum for the month of September.  The team will not be playing a game at home again until October 8th.

The good news for Bolts fan in attendance is you get the "A" team with the first two lines. Mattias Ohlund makes his Lightning debut and Mike Smith plays his first game since January 2009.

Tampa Bay Lightning Projected Lines

(updated September 18th, 2009 by

Forward Lines:

Alex Tanguay - Vincent Lecavalier - Carter Ashton
Ryan Malone - Steven Stamkos - Martin St. Louis
Stephane Veilleux - Paul Szczechura - Richard Panik
Zenon Konopka - Ryan Craig - Blair Jones


Mattias Ohlund, Lukas Krajicek, David Hale, Kurtis Foster, Mike Lundin, Victor Hedman


Mike Smith (First 2 periods)
Dustin Tokarski (3rd Period)

The game is not broadcast on TV but IS available on the radio dial:  either tune to 970 AM or go to 970 WFLA's web site to access the live audio feed.