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Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators

TONIGHT

Lightning vs. Senators

When/where: 6; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

TV/radio: Sun Sports;

620-AM

Injuries: Tampa Bay —

G Mike Smith (concussion), D Paul Ranger (shoulder), D Andrej Meszaros (shoulder) and D Marek Malik (ankle) are out; D Matt Smaby (lower body) and

F Paul Szczechura (leg) are day to day. Ottawa — D Alex Picard (knee), F Cody Bass (shoulder), G Pascal Leclaire (ankle) and D Jason Smith (knee) are out.

Key stats: The Lightning's 12 home victories are a league low. … C Steven Stamkos entered Saturday tied for fourth among rookies with 19 goals and was fifth with 41 points. … The Senators are on a 9-3-0 streak. … LW Dany Heatley leads Ottawa with 34 goals. … Tampa Bay is on a 1-3-3 home streak.

Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators 03/28/09 [Last modified: Saturday, March 28, 2009 11:20pm]
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