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Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders


Lightning vs. Islanders

When/where: 7:30; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Injuries: Tampa Bay — D Jamie Heward (concussion), F Paul Szczechura (lower body), G Olie Kolzig (arm), D Marek Malik (ankle) are out; G Mike Smith (upper body) and D Andrej Meszaros (arm) are day to day. New York — D Andy Sutton (foot), C Mike Sillinger (hip), D Freddy Meyer (groin), G Rick DiPietro (knee) and D Thomas Pock (hand) are out. D Mark Streit (shoulder) and C Nate Thompson (shoulder) are day to day.

Key stats: The Isles have a league-worst 14 road points and are tied for last with six road wins. … Mark Streit is tied for third among defensemen with 38 points. … G Yann Danis is 4-0 with a 1.75 GAA and a .952 save percentage in his past four games. … D Brendan Witt, at minus-29, was 824th out of 825 listed players.

Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders 02/06/09 [Last modified: Friday, February 6, 2009 9:52pm]
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