Tampa Bay hosts non-conference foe Anaheim
Anaheim Ducks (29-33-13, sixth in the Pacific) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (44-21-8, third in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim heads to Tampa Bay for a non-conference matchup.
The Lightning have gone 22-7-6 in home games. Tampa Bay serves 10.6 penalty minutes per game, the most in the Eastern Conference. Patrick Maroon leads the team serving 107 total minutes.
The Ducks are 13-16-8 on the road. Anaheim averages 9.5 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the league. Sam Carrick leads the team serving 85 total minutes.
In their last matchup on Jan. 21, Anaheim won 5-1. Derek Grant recorded a team-high 2 points for the Ducks.
TOP PERFORMERS: Steven Stamkos leads the Lightning with 80 points, scoring 32 goals and registering 48 assists. Nikita Kucherov has four goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
Troy Terry has 59 total points while scoring 33 goals and totaling 26 assists for the Ducks. Trevor Zegras has four goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Anaheim.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
Ducks: 2-6-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.
INJURIES: Lightning: Ryan McDonagh: out (upper-body).
Ducks: Ryan Getzlaf: day to day (lower body).