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Tonight: Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins


Lightning at Penguins

When/where: 7:30; Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Injuries: Tampa Bay — D Jamie Heward (concussion), LW Gary Roberts (elbow), D Marek Malik (ankle), G Mike Smith (upper body), G Olie Kolzig (arm) and F Paul Szczechura (lower body) are out. Pittsburgh — D Sergei Gonchar (shoulder), C Mike Zigomanis (shoulder), LW Ruslan Fedotenko (hand) and C Tyler Kennedy (undisclosed) are out.

Key stats: Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin led the league entering Tuesday with 75 points and 54 assists. Sidney Crosby was second with 68 points and 48 assists. … Crosby was second with 21 power-play assists. … The Lightning is 4-6 in the second of games on consecutive nights and has lost two straight. … Tampa Bay has won eight of its past nine at Mellon Arena.

Tonight: Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins 02/03/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 8:34am]
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