Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes, 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Lightning vs. Hurricanes
When/where: 7:30; Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 970-AM
Key stats: Lightning C Vinny Lecavalier has five goals in his past seven games. … Tampa Bay's power play is 0-for-12 in its past four games and 2-for-33 in its past 10. … Carolina, last in the East, has allowed a league-worst 145 goals. … The Hurricanes have been outscored 68-45 in the third period and overtime.