The NHL is getting closer to starting a shortened season, which would begin January 19th.
The NHL Players Association started voting on the new CBS electronically, Thursday night. The voting will end Saturday at 8am, and if it passes, the league is expected to release the new schedule later Saturday.
According to the Players Association, training camp would begin this Sunday. The Lightning are expected to hold training camp Sunday and Monday, downtown at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. They'll move to Estero, near Fort Myers, for training camp on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Steve Yzerman and Guy Boucher wanted the team to have a bonding experience, out of town.