Tampa, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to keep a nine-game home win streak alive when they face the Minnesota Wild.
Tampa Bay has a 29-15-1 record overall and a 17-4-1 record in home games. The Lightning are 12-7-0 in games they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponents.
Minnesota has a 12-8-3 record on the road and a 25-16-4 record overall. The Wild have a 10-3-1 record when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.
Tuesday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Wild won 5-1 in the previous matchup.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 6-4-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.1 assists, 5.5 penalties and 14.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.
Wild: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 4.1 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Lightning: Nick Perbix: day to day (undisclosed), Rudolfs Balcers: out (upper-body).
Wild: None listed.
The Associated Press