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Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins game preview


Lightning at Bruins

When/where: 7; TD Banknorth Garden, Boston

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 970-AM

Injuries: Tampa Bay — C Chris Gratton (ankle), LW Gary Roberts (groin), LW David Koci (hand) and C Jeff Halpern (knee) are out; LW Matt Pettinger (knee) and LW Ryan Malone (upper body) are day to day. Boston — D Andrew Ference (leg) and D Aaron Ward (leg) are out; LW Marco Sturm (concussion) is day to day.

Key stats: The Lightning has points in four of its past six games at Boston (2-2-2) but is 3-17-3 with six ties there all-time. … The Bruins have the league's No. 1 home power play at 32.6 percent. Tampa Bay's road penalty kill is next to last at 73.7 percent. … Boston's Tim Thomas leads the league with a 1.82 goals-against average.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins game preview 12/07/08 [Last modified: Monday, December 8, 2008 11:17am]
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