Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning

Preview: Lightning at Devils

. Tonight

Lightning at Devils

When/where: 7; Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 970-AM

Key stats: The Lightning entered Wednesday with the league's No. 2 power play at 32.5 percent despite being 1-for-13 (7.7 percent) on the road. … Devils G Martin Brodeur is 36-16-2 with five ties in 61 games against the Lightning, with a 2.11 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. … Tampa Bay had a league-most five players with double-digit points entering Wednesday. … New Jersey is one of four teams without a regulation home loss.

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How the Lightning ‘practices’ without practicing

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Published: 01/14/18
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J.T. Brown put on waivers by Lightning

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The Lightning put veteran wing J.T. Brown on waivers Saturday with plans to send him to AHL Syracuse if he clears Sunday at noon. GM Steve Yzerman said the move was about creating roster flexibility, creating some room for a potential callup from th...
Published: 01/13/18
Lightning Strikes podcast: How Tampa Bay plans to replace Victor Hedman

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Published: 01/13/18
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Published: 01/12/18
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