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Tampa Bay Lightning (57-13-4)


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W 6-3
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W 4-1
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W 5-4
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Lightning finding a bad time to take on Hurricanes?

The Carolina Hurricanes are racking up numbers that suggest a special season.

The Tampa Bay Lightning have been doing that way for quite some time.

The teams meet Thursday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., a pair of Eastern Conference teams that have drummed up excitement.

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Leaders
Points: N. Kucherov119
Plus/Minus: R. McDonagh37
Shots on Goal: N. Kucherov224
PIM: C. Paquette78
Win: A. Vasilevskiy36
Shutouts: A. Vasilevskiy6
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 286 (1)
Shots: 2389 (11)
PP%: 29.3% (1)
Penalty Minutes: 694 (6)
Assists: 496 (1)
SH Goals: 9 (8)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
xyz-Tampa Bay 57 13 4 118
Boston 44 20 9 97
Toronto 44 25 5 93
Montreal 38 28 7 83
Florida 32 29 12 76
Buffalo 31 33 9 71
Detroit 26 37 10 62
Ottawa 25 42 6 56
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 194 (28)
Shots Against: 2395 (10)
PK%: 85.7% (1)
Penalty Minutes: 694 (5)
Shutouts: 6 (11)
Sv%: 0.919 (3)
Injuries
Date Player Status
3/9 D. Girardi Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
3/8 A. Stralman Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/20 C. Gaunce Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
3/19 C. Gaunce Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
3/18 C. Gaunce Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
3/8 J. Rutta Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
3/1 J. Huntington Signed as Free Agent Three-year, entry-level contract
2/20 M. Joseph Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
2/20 J. Rutta Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/19 J. Rutta Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
2/19 M. Joseph Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/13 M. Joseph Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL