Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Atlanta Thrashers preview
Lightning vs. Thrashers
When/where: 7:30; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Injuries: Tampa Bay — D Jamie Heward (concussion), D Marek Malik (ankle), D Andrej Meszaros (arm), G Mike Smith (lower body) and G Olie Kolzig (arm) are out; D Paul Ranger (upper body) and F Paul Szczechura (lower body) are day to day.
Atlanta — C Jim Slater (shoulder) is out; C Marty Reasoner
(illness) is day to day.
Key stats: The Thrashers have lost six of seven games. … LW Ilya Kovalchuk leads the team with 22 goals, 30 assists and 52 points. … The Lightning is on an 0-for-10 power-play streak and is 2-for-25 in its past five games. … Atlanta is 3-for-38 on the power play in its past nine games with goals in just two.