Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators
Lightning vs. Senators
When/where: 6; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa
TV/radio: Sun Sports;
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.