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Lightning-Bruins Tuesday preview

Tonight: Lightning vs. Bruins

When/where: 7:30, Amalie Arena

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun, 970-AM

Key stats: The Bruins (37-23-7) are battling the first-place Lightning for one of the top three spots in the Atlantic Division; Boston and Florida are both a point behind. Boston is one of the league's top road teams at 22-7-3, including a win Oct. 31 in Tampa. The Lightning won both meetings in Boston. Both teams are in a back-to-back situation, with the Bruins beating the Panthers 5-4 in overtime on Monday in Sunrise. Boston is third in the league in scoring (3.09 goals per game). G Ben Bishop, expected to start, is 4-4-2 with a 2.76 goals-against average in his career against the Bruins.

Lightning-Bruins Tuesday preview 03/07/16 [Last modified: Monday, March 7, 2016 11:03pm]
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