TAMPA – The preseason is not measured on wins and losses.
It’s a time to evaluate. From young players looking to make an impression to position battles being determined to veterans looking to get ready for the regular season. So in the long run, results don’t have a great impact.
As Tampa Bay opened the preseason with a 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes – a game that featured 18 minor penalties, nine of them slashing calls - let’s evaluate what we saw out of a Lightning lineup that featured seven players drafted in either 2016 or 2017.
We’ll break this down in to three categories – The Good...
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