Series (Game 3 of 4)
Tampa Bay leads 4-0
(34-20-2, 81 pts)
(38-17-5, 88 pts)
7:30 PM ET, March 5, 2004
Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
D. Andreychuk (Lightning - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0
V. Lecavalier (Lightning - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0
J. Madden (Devils - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0
TAMPA, Florida (Ticker) -- The sizzling Tampa Bay Lightning
seek their franchise-record seventh straight victory on Friday
night when they host the New Jersey Devils.
Tampa Bay is 10-0-1-2 in its last 13 games and has scored 26
goals in the last six contests.
Brad Richards had a goal and two assists in Tampa Bay's 5-3
victory over Chicago on Wednesday. Defenseman Cory Sarich added
a shorthanded goal, the Lightning's 14th of the season.
The Lightning are on their third six-game winning streak of the
New Jersey ended a three-game skid with Wednesday's 5-2 victory
at Florida. Patrik Elias scored twice and Scott Gomez had a goal
and four assists.
Tampa Bay is 2-0 this season against New Jersey, which
eliminated the Lightning in five games in the Eastern Conference
semifinals last year.