Tampa Bay Lightning VS Pittsburgh Penguins
Tonight, as we return to the regular season after the hockey break for All-Star Week, the Tampa Bay Lightning start off by taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT.
Who Will Win?
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have truly taken the League by storm so far in the year. They currently lead the Atlantic division with a record of 37-10-2 and 76 points in the season, putting them 14 points ahead of the second highest ranking team in the division. The had 199 goals for and 140 goals against with a difference of 59. They have won 7 out of their last 10 games and have a current 1 game winning streak.
The Lightning currently lead the league in goals per game with an average of 4 goals. The League Average overall is 3.03 goals
With 78 points currently in the season, Nikita Kucherov leads the league in points. He exceeds the second highest point scorer of the league, Mikko Rantanen of the Colorado Avalanche, by 4 points.
The Pittsburgh Penguins, currently ranked fourth in the Metropolitan division, will take on the storm tonight. The Penguins currently hold a record of 26-17-6 and 58 points in their season. They have 172 goals for and 152 goals against with a difference of 20. They have won 5 out of their last 10 games and have a current 2 game losing streak.
Will the Penguins skate away with a win from tonight’s game or will the Lightning strike in Pittsburgh?
Everyday is a great day for hockey.Mario Lemieux
Born and raised in Louisiana, a major sports state, Daytona was always a sports fan. Over the last 15 years, she watched, played, and even coached in sports, including football, basketball, and softball. It wasn't until the last 5 years that she was introduced to hockey, but she was instantly hooked on the game and thunderstruck by Tampa Bay Lightning.
A factual, analytic-style writer and avid sports fan, she took to TBL writing instantly. She focuses her blogs on pre-game comparisons between the Tampa Bay Lightning and opposing team statistics and post-game highlight recaps.
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