Tampa Bay scores in the eighth to win it, but Boston still enjoys an 8 1/2-game lead in the East.
The team will play home games at the Portland Expo, with 19 of those games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Seth Wescott is heading to New Zealand to test his injured left knee, with the Olympics approaching.
Along with his teammates, Eric Kousky, whose OT goal was the difference, didn't shy from suffering.
Cross country is a tough sport, so coaches find ways to make it enjoyable for runners.
Mike Carp hits the first pinch-hit grand slam for Boston in 10 years, beating Tampa Bay, 7-3.
At least two members of last season's team are making a good impression at the Coyotes' camp.
The team opens camp with pretty much the same lineup that brought it to the Cup finals.