WHEN/WHERE: ,,9.2 7; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa.
TV/RADIO: Sunshine; WDAE-AM 620.
THE SERIES: The last of this season's four meetings. The Lightning trails 16-23-5-1.
KEY INJURIES: Pittsburgh _ LW Ramzi Abid (knee, out); Mario Lemieux (hip, out); D Michal Rozsival (knee, out). Tampa Bay _ None.
THE LOWDOWN: The Lightning's nine victories in January are a franchise record for any month. . . . Tampa Bay has won three straight and is 9-2-0-2 in its past 13. . . . The Penguins have lost seven in a row and are 2-5-0-0 in their past seven on the road. . . . Pittsburgh's power play has converted 11 of its past 36 opportunities. . . . The Lightning won the season's first three games, outscoring the Penguins 18-3. . . . Tampa Bay D Pavel Kubina has three goals and three assists in his past four games. . . . C Brad Richards has six goals and 13 assists in his past 17 games. . . . LW Cory Stillman has four goals and 10 assists in his past 10 games. . . . G Nikolai Khabibulin has allowed 19 goals in his past four starts, losing three. . . . Entering Wednesday, RW Martin St. Louis had a league-high seven-game points streak (eight goals, six assists).
_ Compiled by Damian Cristodero.