Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Atlantic Division

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning

Head Coach: Jon Cooper

Team Mascot: ThunderBug

Year Opened: 1996

Capacity: 20500

City / State: Tampa / Florida

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Governor’s Cup

Rival Team: Florida Panthers

The Lightning and Panthers compete for the Governor’s Cup, which was introduced in 2013. The rivalry began in 1993 when the Panthers joined the league, and the two teams have played in the same division since then. There are always a lot of bragging rights on the line when the Panthers are in town so make sure to get your tickets.

SuperTailgate Awards

Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Atlantic Division

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning

Head Coach: Jon Cooper

Team Mascot: ThunderBug

Year Opened: 1996

Capacity: 20500

City / State: Tampa / Florida