Tampa Bay brings road win streak into matchup with New Jersey

Tampa Bay Lightning (31-23-5, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (29-24-4, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)

Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Devils -127, Lightning +107; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning hit the road against the New Jersey Devils trying to continue a three-game road winning streak.

New Jersey has a 14-14-2 record in home games and a 29-24-4 record overall. The Devils have a 27-10-2 record in games they score three or more goals.

Tampa Bay is 13-15-2 on the road and 31-23-5 overall. The Lightning are 16-7-2 when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.

The teams play Sunday for the third time this season. The Lightning won the previous matchup 6-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jesper Bratt has 21 goals and 39 assists for the Devils. Nico Hischier has scored six goals and added five assists over the past 10 games.

Nikita Kucherov has 37 goals and 61 assists for the Lightning. Brandon Hagel has scored seven goals and added seven assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 5-4-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.

Lightning: 5-5-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.1 assists, 4.8 penalties and 16.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Devils: Dougie Hamilton: out (pectoral), Nathan Bastian: out (upper body), Vitek Vanecek: out (lower body).

Lightning: Erik Cernak: day to day (illness), Tanner Jeannot: out (lower body), Haydn Fleury: day to day (undisclosed), Mikhail Sergachev: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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