Game Day 12/16/2018 Tampa @ Winnipeg 7:00 ET 4:00 PT

Tonight, the Lightning head to Winnipeg to take on the Jets at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Who Will Win?

The Tampa Bay Lightning will go into tonight’s game with a record of 25-7-1 and leading there division with 51 points. They have won 9 out of their last 10 games with an 8 win streak. Leading the Lightning in points is Nikita Kucherov with an astounding 47 points from 13 goals and 34 assists and Brayden Point at a close 2nd, holding 41 points from 21 goals and 20 assists. Also for the Lightning is Andrei Vasilevskiy, who made an incredible return against the Maple Leafs on Thursday and stopped 48 attempted goals.

Read more on Vasy’s incredible return against the Leafs here.

The Jets will face the Lightning tonight with a record of 21-9-2 and currently hold 2nd in their division with 44 points.  They have won 8 out of their last 10 games and are on a 4 win streak. Mark Scheifele leads the Jets with 20 goals and 23 assists, totaling in 43 points. Tied for 43 points with 5 goals and 38 assists is Blake Wheeler. 

Whose win streak will come to an end tonight? Will the Jets end the Lightning’s reign tonight or will the Lightning leave the Jets thunderstruck?


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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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