TAMPA, Fla. -- Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals in the third period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
Vladislav Namestnikov had three assists for Tampa Bay.
The second period was halted with 26.9 seconds left when veteran linesman Tim Nowak was injured. He didn't return.
Carter Hutton stopped 19 of 20 shots in 32 minutes for Nashville. Mazanec finished with 12 saves.
Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in going the distance for Tampa Bay.