Game Day 2/1/2019 Tampa @ New York 7:00 ET 4:00 PT

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New York Islanders VS Tampa Bay Lightning

Tonight, the Tampa Bay Lightning head to New York to take on the Islanders at 7:00 ET/ 4:00 PT.

Who Will Win?

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The Tampa Bay Lightning will face tonight’s game with a current record of 37-11-2 and 76 points in the season. They currently lead the Atlantic Division. The Lightning also have 201 goals for and 144 goals against with a difference of 57. They have won 6 out of their last 10 games and have a current 1 game losing streak after their 4-2 loss against the Penguins.

The New York Islanders go into tonight’s game leading the Metropolitan Division with a record of 29-15-5 and 63 points in the season. They have 147 goals for and 122 goals against with a difference of 25. They have won 7 out of their last 10 games and have a current 1 game losing streak.

Both teams currently lead in their divisions, as well as both face a current losing streak in their record. Both teams also have players on the player leaderboard.

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For the Tampa Bay Lightning, Nikita Kucherov leads the league in points with 79 points so far in the season. He also leads the league with 57 assists in the season. On the other side of the ice, Robin Lehner, goaltender of the New York Islanders, leads the league with a .931 save percentage. He also leads in lowest goals against average with an average of 2.02 goals.

Who will end their losing streak tonight? Will the Islanders break their streak on their home ice or will the Lightning strike in New York tonight?

New York Islanders: Quote by John Tavares

“I just have to go out there and play like I was a little kid, when I had so much fun and nothing mattered.”

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Daytona McDonald

Content Writer at TBL Die Hard Fans
Daytona has worked in analytic reporting and content writing for over 2 years. She writes with factual data and statistics from reliable resources, using Sports News sources like ESPN and NHL.

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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