Lightning take win streak into matchup with the Devils

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Sunday, March 19, 2023

New Jersey Devils (44-18-7, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (42-22-6, third in the Atlantic Division)

Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT

: Lightning -137, Devils +115; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning look to keep a three-game win streak alive when they host the New Jersey Devils.

Tampa Bay has a 25-6-5 record in home games and a 42-22-6 record overall. The Lightning have given up 211 goals while scoring 243 for a +32 scoring differential.

New Jersey has a 25-5-4 record on the road and a 44-18-7 record overall. The Devils have gone 16-4-3 in games decided by a goal.

The teams square off Sunday for the third time this season. The Lightning won the last meeting 4-1. Brandon Hagel scored three goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brayden Point has 42 goals and 38 assists for the Lightning. Mikhail Sergachev has 13 assists over the last 10 games.

Jack Hughes has scored 37 goals with 44 assists for the Devils. Dawson Mercer has three goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.7 assists, 4.9 penalties and 15.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

Devils: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 2.1 penalties and 4.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Lightning: None listed.

Devils: Miles Wood: day to day (undisclosed), Mackenzie Blackwood: out (lower body), Jonathan Bernier: out (hip), Nathan Bastian: day to day (upper body).


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