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The Tampa Bay Lightning will host the Eastern Atlantic rival Detroit Red Wings in Tuesday action. In their latest game, the Tampa Bay Lightning lost 2-3 to the Edmonton Oilers. Jonathan Drouin scored once for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Jonathan Drouin has been solid this year with 15 total points. Tyler Johnson scored once for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Nikita Nesterov picked up an assist in the third period. The Tampa Bay Lightning have not played since Saturday. The Detroit Red Wings have not played since Saturday.
Ben Bishop is expected to get the call here. He is 9-10-2 on the year with a 2.82 GAA. In his latest game, he was superb, allowing 2 goals. Ben Bishop has a 3.62 GAA in his last 3 games.
Jimmy Howard should be in goal for the Detroit Red Wings. Over 16 appearances, he has delivered a 1.95 GAA and 0.934 SV% this season. His team gave him a large workload in his last game, allowing 3 goals on 30 shots.
Over 32 games this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning rank as one of the worst puck possessing teams in the league. The Tampa Bay Lightning have been average at home, posting a 7-5-1 record. The Detroit Red Wings have gone 7-5-1 on the road. The Tampa Bay Lightning have gone 6-4 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Detroit Red Wings have gone 2-8 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season.
Goals should be at a premium in this tilt. Look for the under to the be the right pick under these circumstances.
Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
Under 5 118