Fans will hope the preseason wasn’t a fluke. Much like the hot start to the abbreviated season last year, the Lightning went 5-2 in this year’s preseason. The Lightning went undefeated in four “home” games, which is a good sign.
Still, preseason success doesn’t count towards the postseason—an achievement the Lightning haven’t earned since 2011. Head coach Jon Cooper has had a full offseason to make this team his own. Here is a complete look at the 2013-14 season for the Bolts.