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Lightning take winning streak in game against Devils

Sunday, March 19, 2023 7:12 a.m.

New Jersey Devils (44-18-7, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (42-22-6, third in the Atlantic Division)

Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT

: Lightning -137, Devils +115; plus/minus is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to maintain a three-game winning streak when they host the New Jersey Devils.

Tampa Bay is 25-6-5 in home games and 42-22-6 overall. The Lightning allowed 211 goals while scoring 243 for a +32 differential.

New Jersey is 25-5-4 on the road and 44-18-7 overall. The Devils are 16-4-3 in games decided by one goal.

The teams meet on Sunday for the third time this season. The Lightning won the last game 4-1. Brandon Hagel scored three goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brayden Point has 42 goals and 38 assists for the Lightning. Mikhail Sergachev has 13 assists in the last 10 games.

Jack Hughes scored 37 goals with 44 assists for the Devils. Dawson Mercer has three goals and eight assists in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 5-3-2, averaged 3.2 goals, 5.7 assists, 4.9 penalties and 15.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game.

Devils: 5-3-2, average of 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 2.1 penalties and 4.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Lightning: None listed.

Devils: Miles Wood: Day to Day (Undisclosed), Mackenzie Blackwood: Out (Lower Body), Jonathan Bernier: Out (Hip), Nathan Bastian: Day to Day (Upper Body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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