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Tampa Bay Lightning (6-1-1)


Tue. 10/17 Thu. 10/19 Sat. 10/21 Tue. 10/24 Thu. 10/26
@ NJ 
4-5
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@ Cls 
W 2-0
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vs. Pit 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT
@ Car 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT
vs. Det 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ETNaN:� BRT

Penguins, Lightning hope for more control

TAMPA, Fla. -- The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins skated in to Amalie Arena to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning, a track meet broke out with nine combined goals scored.

Both teams hope to play a more controlled game this time around when the two teams meet Saturday night for the second time in 10 days.

Tampa Bay (6-1-1) entered Friday night fifth in the league, averaging 3.63 goals per game through the opening two weeks. The Penguins, which rallied to beat Florida 4-3 on Friday, were right behind at 3.57 goals per game.

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Leaders
Points: S. Stamkos14
Plus/Minus: A. Stralman9
Shots on Goal: N. Kucherov28
PIM: N. Kucherov14
Win: A. Vasilevskiy6
Shutouts: A. Vasilevskiy1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 29 (4)
Shots: 240 (14)
PP%: 24.2% (8)
Penalty Minutes: 81 (13)
Assists: 51 (3)
SH Goals: 1 (16)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
Tampa Bay 6 1 1 13
Toronto 6 1 0 12
Ottawa 3 1 3 9
Detroit 4 3 1 9
Boston 3 3 0 6
Florida 2 4 0 4
Buffalo 1 5 2 4
Montreal 1 6 1 3
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 22 (11)
Shots Against: 287 (2)
PK%: 81.8% (13)
Penalty Minutes: 81 (14)
Shutouts: 1 (11)
Sv%: 0.923 (8)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/19 C. Paquette Undisclosed injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/11 J. Wisniewski Signed with European team EC Kassel Huskies (Germany2)
10/9 M. Bournival Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
10/2 C. Conacher Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
10/1 N. Riopel Sent to minors Adirondack-ECHL
9/29 A. Volkov Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
9/28 A. Lipanov Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
9/26 J. Tambellini Retired
9/25 B. Howden Assigned to Junior Club Moose Jaw-WHL
9/25 M. Peca Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
9/25 M. Stephens Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
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