Tampa Bay Lightning (3-1-0, first in the Central Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (2-1-0, sixth in the Central Division)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay takes on Carolina for a Central Division matchup.
Carolina went 38-25-5 overall and 8-12-1 in division action in the 2019-20 season. The Hurricanes scored 46 power play goals with a 22.3% success rate on power play opportunities last season.
Tampa Bay went 43-21-6 overall and 18-5-1 in division play during the 2019-20 season. Goalies for the Lightning allowed 2.6 goals on 30.8 shots per game last season.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: Jordan Staal: out (covid-19).
Lightning: Erik Cernak: day to day (undisclosed), Mitchell Stephens: day to day (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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