Lightning vs. Sabres preview capsule
Lightning vs. Sabres
When/where: 7:30; Tampa Bay Times Forum
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 970-AM
Key stats: Sabres LW Thomas Vanek, going back to last season, has 18 goals, 44 points in his past 37 games. … The Lightning power play is 1-for-20 in its past six games. … Buffalo has the league's worst power play at 12.9 percent. It also entered Monday with a league-most five shorthanded goals against. … Buffalo has been outscored 41-26 in second periods. … Sabres G Ryan Miller is 19-7 in 26 games against the Lightning with a 2.68 goals-against average and .908 save percentage.