Tampa, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to keep their seven-game home win streak intact when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Tampa Bay is 24-13-1 overall and 15-4-1 at home. The Lightning have a +21 scoring differential, with 132 total goals scored and 111 conceded.
Columbus has a 12-25-2 record overall and a 2-13-1 record on the road. The Blue Jackets have a -52 scoring differential, with 99 total goals scored and 151 allowed.
The matchup Tuesday is the third time these teams meet this season. The Lightning won 5-2 in the previous meeting.
Johnny Gaudreau has 11 goals and 27 assists for the Blue Jackets. Kirill Marchenko has scored six goals over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.9 assists, 4.6 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.
Blue Jackets: 2-8-0, averaging 1.8 goals, 3.2 assists, 4.2 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
INJURIES: Lightning: Rudolfs Balcers: out (upper-body).
Blue Jackets: Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Zach Werenski: out (shoulder/labrum), Jake Bean: out (shoulder), Nick Blankenburg: out (ankle), Yegor Chinakhov: out (ankle), Justin Danforth: out (shoulder), Boone Jenner: out (thumb), Eric Robinson: day to day (upper-body).
The Associated Press