Monday, June 18, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning

Game preview: Lightning-Islanders

Tonight

Lightning at Islanders

When/where: 7; Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.

TV/radio: Fox Sports Florida; 970-AM

Key stats: The Lightning has lost four straight at the Coliseum (0-3-1) while being outscored 16-6. … Tampa Bay's power play is on a 2-for-32 streak. … W Marty St. Louis has points (five goals, 17 assists) in 14 of his past 17 games. … New York is 7-2-1 against the Southeast Division. … Islanders D Andrew MacDonald entered Friday third in the league with 97 blocked shots.

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