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Hockey is Back! NHL experts predict Tampa Bay Lightning will win Stanley Cup

Posted at 5:03 AM, Oct 13, 2016

DROP THE PUCK, HOCKEY IS BACK! 

Tampa Bay fans have been waiting for this day to come, Lightning hockey is here!

The Tampa Bay Lightning start the 2016/2017 season on Thursday night when they take on the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena. 

Expectations are high for the team this year. Five out of nine NHL experts have predicted the Lightning to bring home the Stanley Cup. 

 

 

Below is the Lightning's roster heading into opening night on Thursday:

Forwards

11 Brian Boyle 

23 J.T. Brown

24 Ryan Callahan

27 Jonathan Drouin

51 Valtteri Filppula

9 Tyler Johnson

17 Alex Killorn

86 Nikita Kucherov

90 Vladislav Namestnikov

18 Ondrej Palat

13 Cedric Paquette

21 Brayden Point

91 Steven Stamkos

Defensemen

55 Braydon Coburn

5 Jason Garrison

77 Victor Hedman

29 Slater Koekkoek

89 Nikita Nesterov

6 Anton Stralman

62 Andrej Sustr

Goaltenders

30 Ben Bishop

88 Andrei Vasilevskiy  

GO BOLTS!

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