Not only do we have the largest jumbotron in North America — I like to refer as the humungotron — but we also have the tallest goaltender in Bolts history, Anders Lindback. Although, Mathieu Garon is back, Lindback, who towers over the other players at 6-foot-6, is said to be a key element in the Lightning's success.
A host of new players and the return of seasoned veterans like Vinny Lecavalier, Marty St. Louis, and the league's leading goal scorer Steven Stamkos, will help to solidify one of the best seasons yet in pursuit of the cup.
A shortened season with hopeful results await. A 48-game schedule was released, 24 of them home games, which will be hosted at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
At the bolts fan fest Sunday fans could purchase season tickets at a discounted price. Single-game tickets went on sale Monday morning at 10 a.m.
The Lightning schedule and official team roster can be found at lightning.nhl.com.