The Bruins will look for their third straight win when they host the Tampa Lightning at the TD Garden tonight. The Lightning enter tonight's contest as losers of 5 out of their last 6 games, but are coming off a 3-2 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
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- This is the 4th and final meeting of the season between the Bruins and Lightning. The Bruins lead the season series 2-1.
- The Lightning are 10-20-6 on the road this season.
- Vladimir Sobotka is doubtful for tonight's game after leaving Tuesday night's game against Atlanta after getting his bell rung on a hit from
- The Lightning have the 9th ranked power play in the league (18.8%).
- The Bruins were given the day off on Wednesday after their 4-0 shutout of the Thrashers in Atlanta on Tuesday night.
- Shocking stat from the Associated Press' preview of tonight's game: "The Bruins still haven't scored more than two goals in a game at home since a 4-0 win over Atlanta on Dec. 30"
- The game starts at 7:00 and will air on NESN. The Public Skate open thread starts at 6:30.
- For more on the game, check out our Tampa Bay counterparts from SB Nation, Raw Charge.
Today's Obligatory Embarrassing Lightning YouTube Video
OK, so this video wasn't really embarrassing. I mean, the fans chanting "mullet" was pretty awesome. The mismanagement by the men on that stage, however was very embarrassing.