Lightning bring 5-game losing streak into matchup against the Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers (24-28-11, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (37-21-5, third in the Atlantic Division)
Tampa, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning enter a matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers as losers of five games in a row.
Tampa Bay is 22-5-4 at home and 37-21-5 overall. The Lightning serve 11.3 penalty minutes per game to rank fourth in the league.
Philadelphia has gone 12-13-7 on the road and 24-28-11 overall. The Flyers have conceded 205 goals while scoring 165 for a -40 scoring differential.
Tuesday's game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Flyers won 3-2 in the last meeting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Steven Stamkos has 27 goals and 38 assists for the Lightning. Brayden Point has seven goals and six assists over the past 10 games.
Kevin Hayes has 17 goals and 32 assists for the Flyers. Rasmus Ristolainen has four assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 2-5-3, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.1 penalties and 10.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.
Flyers: 2-6-2, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.2 assists, 2.8 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game.
INJURIES: Lightning: Erik Cernak: day to day (lower body).
Flyers: Cam Atkinson: out for season (neck), Ryan Ellis: out for season (pelvis), Brendan Lemieux: day to day (undisclosed), Travis Konecny: out (upper-body), Sean Couturier: out (back).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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