Game Day 3/30/2019 Washington @ Tampa

Tampa Bay, Lightning, Washington, Capitals

Tampa Bay Lightning VS Washington Capitals

The Tampa Bay Lightning will take on the Washington Capitals on March 30. They face off in Amalie Arena at 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT.

Who Will Win?

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay holds a record of 59-14-4. They lead the Atlantic Division with an incredible 122 points so far in the season. Tampa also has 306 goals for and 206 goals against for a difference of 100, well exceeding the scoring differences of all other teams in their division. They have won 8 out of their last 10 games including their most recent faceoff against the Boston Bruins.

Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals hold a record of 46-24-8 and currently lead the Metropolitan Division with 100 points so far in their season. They have 267 goals for and 237 goals against for a difference of 30, ranking second highest in goal differences in their division. They have only won 6 out of their last 10 games and currently hold a 3 game winning streak.

Team Stats Faceoff

So, who will win when the Lightning face the Capitals? Both are high-ranking, playoff teams this year leading their divisions in points. The Lightning lead the Capitals in points by 22. They also lead Washington in goal differences by 70.

Tampa and Washington have recently played two other times; once ending in 6-3 Lightning win, and again ending in a 5-4 Lightning victory. Going into the third time these two teams will face off within the past month, can the Lightning pull off yet another win on the Capitals tonight?

Stay tuned for the recap after the game!

“Every year you want to be better. I have that responsibility right now. I get a lot of ice time. I want to be good out there.” 

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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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