Tampa Bay (30-21-4) at New Jersey (28-21-6) 7:30 pm EST
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Ticker) -- After hovering around
mediocrity for much of the season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and
New Jersey Devils are starting to play like the last two Stanley
When the teams square off Tuesday, the Lightning will try to
post their fourth straight victory, while the Devils will skate
in search of their eighth straight home win.
The defending champion Lightning are coming off one of their
most thrilling wins of the season, a 3-2 overtime triumph over
the New York Islanders on Monday. Martin St. Louis scored with
72 seconds left in regulation and Vincent Lecavalier tallied
with 55 seconds remaining in the extra session.
Fredrik Modin collected a goal and an assist and Sean Burke made
28 saves for Tampa Bay, which improved to 8-1-1 in their last
New Jersey, which has dropped its last four home games vs. Tampa
Bay, is glad to return home having lost three straight on the