NHL Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6)


Mon. 8/3 Wed. 8/5 Sat. 8/8
vs. Was
SO 3-2
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W 3-2
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vs. Phi
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Preview

Lightning, Flyers face off for No. 1 seed in East

In a week of round-robin matches to determine seeding in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers will meet in a winner-take-all game for the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed on Saturday in Toronto.

The teams will conclude round-robin play when they square off for the third time at Scotiabank Arena, with the winner drawing the 12th-seeded Montreal Canadiens in the next round and the loser locked into the No. 2 seed.

The Canadiens beat the fifth-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 on Friday to win their series in four games and advance to play the round-robin winner.

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Leaders
Points: N. Kucherov85
Plus/Minus: A. Cirelli28
Shots on Goal: N. Kucherov210
PIM: B. Goodrow97
Win: A. Vasilevskiy35
Shutouts: A. Vasilevskiy3
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 243 (1)
Shots: 2176 (18)
PP%: 23.2% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 723 (4)
Assists: 414 (1)
SH Goals: 6 (16)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
xyz-Boston 44 14 12 100
x-Tampa Bay 43 21 6 92
x-Toronto 36 25 9 81
x-Florida 35 26 8 78
x-Montreal 31 31 9 71
Buffalo 30 31 8 68
Ottawa 25 34 12 62
Detroit 17 49 5 39
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 194 (22)
Shots Against: 2165 (17)
PK%: 81.4% (14)
Penalty Minutes: 690 (4)
Shutouts: 4 (15)
Sv%: 0.910 (9)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/26 G. Smith Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
7/26 A. Barre-Boulet Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
7/26 L. Witkowski Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
7/26 S. Martin Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
7/26 C. Foote Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
7/17 S. Day Signed as Free Agent One-year, two-way contract
7/12 S. Wedgewood Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
7/12 G. Smith Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
7/12 C. Foote Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
7/12 S. Martin Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
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