Jets visit the Lightning after Namestnikov's 2-goal game
Winnipeg Jets (36-26-3, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (39-21-6, third in the Atlantic Division)
Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Lightning -193, Jets +161; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit the Tampa Bay Lightning after Vladislav Namestnikov's two-goal game against the Florida Panthers in the Jets' 5-4 overtime win.
Tampa Bay is 24-5-5 in home games and 39-21-6 overall. The Lightning have committed 303 total penalties (4.6 per game) to rank second in league play.
Winnipeg has gone 16-15-1 on the road and 36-26-3 overall. The Jets have a +18 scoring differential, with 200 total goals scored and 182 conceded.
Sunday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Jets won 4-2 in the last matchup. Namestnikov led the Jets with two goals.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nikita Kucherov has 27 goals and 67 assists for the Lightning. Brayden Point has scored 10 goals and added eight assists over the last 10 games.
Pierre-Luc Dubois has scored 24 goals with 31 assists for the Jets. Mark Scheifele has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 3-4-3, averaging three goals, 5.6 assists, 4.9 penalties and 15.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.
Jets: 3-5-2, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 4.3 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Lightning: Pierre-Edouard Bellemare: day to day (undisclosed), Steven Stamkos: day to day (leg).
Jets: Josh Morrissey: day to day (undisclosed), Kyle Capobianco: day to day (illness), Pierre-Luc Dubois: day to day (lower body), Adam Lowry: day to day (undisclosed), Cole Perfetti: out (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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