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Lightning-Coyotes Saturday game preview


Lightning at Coyotes

When/where: 10, Gila River Arena, Glendale, Ariz.

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 970-AM

Key stats: The Coyotes entered Friday seven points out of the second wild card spot in the Western Conference with 12 games to go. … They are strong at home, with a record of 18-13-4. And they are on a roll, having won three consecutive games, allowing two combined goals. That's a stark contrast from their season average. They were giving up the third-most goals per game (3.01) and had the 24th-ranked penalty kill (78.6 percent). … The Lightning snapped an 0-for-19 drought on the power play with C Steven Stamkos' goal Thursday against the Stars. … Tampa Bay won the teams' first meeting 2-1 in Tampa on Feb. 23.

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