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Lightning-Canucks Tuesday game preview

>>TONIGHT

Lightning vs. Canucks

When/where: 7:30; Amalie Arena

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 970-AM

Key stats: The Canucks enter tonight third in the Pacific Division with 33 points. … Vancouver is led by the Sedin twins. Daniel leads the team with 15 goals and 35 points. Henrik leads the team with 22 assists and is second in points with 31, but he has missed the past two games with a lower-body injury. … The Canucks are coming off a shootout loss to the Panthers on Sunday. … Lightning C Cedric Paquette skated Monday and could play tonight. … This is the second game of a six-game homestand for the Lightning. Its next game is Saturday against the Blue Jackets after the league-mandated Christmas break.

Lightning-Canucks Tuesday game preview 12/21/15 [Last modified: Monday, December 21, 2015 10:48pm]
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