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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars NHL game preview

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Lightning vs. Stars

When/where: 7:30; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Injuries: Dallas — LW Brenden Morrow (knee), D Sergei Zubov (hip), LW Fabian Brunnstrom (lower body) and RW Landon Wilson (ribs) are out. Tampa Bay — D Jamie Heward (concussion) and LW Gary Roberts (elbow) are out; D Marek Malik (lower body), D Paul Ranger (upper body), D Matt Smaby (lower body) and F Paul Szczechura (lower body) are day to day.

Key stats: It has been almost 13 years since the Stars lost to the Lightning in Tampa, having won eight straight by a combined 24-10 since a 4-2 loss on Feb. 19, 1996. … Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier has seven goals and six assists in his past 11 games. … The Stars have played four consecutive overtime games, and nine of their past 14 have gone beyond regulation.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars NHL game preview 01/18/09 [Last modified: Monday, January 19, 2009 7:26am]
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