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TONIGHT: LIGHTNING VS. MAPLE LEAFS

WHEN/WHERE: 7:30; Air Canada Centre, Toronto.

RADIO: WDAE-AM 620.

THE LOWDOWN: The Lightning has points in a team-record eight consecutive games (3-0-4-1). Going into Monday's game at Philadelphia, the Maple Leafs were 4-1-3 in their previous eight. They are 7-1-3 in their past 11 at home. Tampa Bay's power play has one goal in its past 26 chances. Going into Monday, Toronto had the No. 4 home penalty kill at 88.8 percent. Tampa Bay had the fifth-best road penalty kill at 86.3 percent. The Maple Leafs have allowed one shorthanded goal at home. Maple Leafs G Corey Schwab was 5-2-4 since taking over for the injured Curtis Joseph. C Mats Sundin was tied for the league lead with eight game-winning goals. Former Lightning C Darcy Tucker will be eligible to play after a two-game suspension for a check on Washington's Sergei Gonchar. Lightning C Vinny Lecavalier has points in consecutive games for the first time since Jan. 26 and 28. F Sheldon Keefe has three goals, two assists in his past five games. Toronto is 22-8-5 at home. Tampa Bay is 10-18-5-1 on the road. This is the fourth and final meeting. The Maple Leafs are 3-0. The Lightning trails the series 8-23-1 and is 6-9-1 at Toronto.

_ Compiled by Damian Cristodero.

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