Tampa, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
Tampa Bay has gone 30-15-1 overall with an 8-5-0 record in Atlantic Division play. The Lightning have an 8-2-0 record in games decided by a goal.
Boston has gone 38-5-4 overall with an 8-3-2 record in Atlantic Division play. The Bruins are 7-2-1 in games decided by a single goal.
Thursday's game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Bruins won 5-3 in the previous meeting.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 6-4-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.2 assists, 5.5 penalties and 15.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
Bruins: 9-1-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.9 assists, 4.5 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 1.4 goals per game.
INJURIES: Lightning: Rudolfs Balcers: out (upper-body).
The Associated Press