The Tampa Bay Lightning are a fairly young franchise, only dating as far back as 1992. However, in their short life, the Lightning have already achieved great playoff success. Tampa Bay’s first winning season came in 1996, earning them their first playoff berth. The Lightning lost to the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round. Tampa Bay’s next playoff berth came in 2003. The Lightning won their first ever playoff series by beating the Washington Capitals in the first round before losing to the New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference semifinals. In 2004, the Lightning entered the playoffs with the top seed in the Eastern Conference and got hot at the right time. The Lightning breezed through the first two rounds the Eastern Conference finals by beating the Flyers in 7 games. In the Stanley Cup finals, the Lightning defeated the Calgary Flames in 7 games to win the first championship in franchise history. Since 2004, the Lightning have remained a strong franchise and have made several deep playoff runs. In 2015, the Lightning played in the Stanley Cup finals for the second time ever, losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in 6 games. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for Tampa Bay Lightning playoff tickets.
The Tampa Bay Lightning will try and make a run at another Eastern Conference title in 2016. For the Lightning to get through a brutal Eastern Conference playoff schedule, they will have to be playing their best hockey at the end of the season. The NHL Eastern Conference Playoffs will feature the top 8 teams in the Eastern Conference, and feature some of the season’s most exciting games. The Tampa Bay Lightning 2016 Playoff schedule will be determined by their final seeding at the end of the regular season. This seed will also determine home ice advantage throughout the 2016 NHL Playoffs.
Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Event Guide
How much are 2016 Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Tickets?
Tampa Bay Lightning playoff ticket prices are determined by the market and are often priced above face value. As a general rule, ticket prices increase as the Lightning advance through the NHL playoffs, with tickets to the Eastern Conference Finals and Stanley Cup finals ending higher than opening playoff rounds.
Where can I buy 2016 Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Tickets?
Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff tickets are typically in high demand, but fans can still find great seats to every Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff game. TicketCity has a large inventory of Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff tickets, including some of the best seats at Amalie Arena, as well as some of the most reasonably priced tickets on the market.
What was the best Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff team of all time?
The best Tampa Bay lightningt team to date came in 2004. The '04 Tampa Bay Lightning won 46 games in the regular season and earned the number 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Then, led by Martin St. Louis, and Dave Andreychuk, the Lightning were able to win back to back game 7's in the Eastern Conference Final and the Stanley Cup final to bring home Tampa Bay's first ever Stanley Cup title.
Does my child need a ticket to a 2016 Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Game?
Families attending Tampa Bay Lightning playoff games at Amalie Arena will need to be prepared to purchase tickets for all children over 2 years old. Lightning fans bringing children under 2 years old to a Lightning home playoff game will not need to purchase a ticket for those children.