Tampa Bay Lightning VS Detroit Red Wings
The Tampa Bay Lightning face the Detroit Red Wings on March 8, 2019. They will play in Tampa Bay at Amalie Arena at 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT.
Who Will Win?
Tampa Bay Lightning Stats
Tampa Bay holds a current record of 51-13-4. They have 106 points in their season so far, surpassing the second highest points team, the Boston Bruins, by 15 points. Currently, they have 263 goals for and 179 goals against for a difference of 84. They have won 8 out of their last 10 games. However, they are currently on a loss after their last game against the Minnesota Wild that resulted in a 3-0 shutout loss for Tampa.
Detroit Red Wings Stats
Detroit has a record of 24-33-10. They have 58 points so far to their season, 48 points behind the Atlantic Division points leader, the Tampa Bay Lightning. Also, the Red Wings have 185 goals for and 229 goals against for a difference of -44. They have only won 2 of their last 10 games. However, their last game played ended in a Detroit win.
So, who will win when Tampa takes on Detroit? The Lightning has far superior statistics this year and have been absolutely on fire in most of their recent games. Statistically speaking, victory is in favor of the Lightning. However, we’ve seen in Tampa’s recent losses where that is not always the case. The Lightning’s stats far exceeded the Minnesota Wild’s record as well. However, that ended in a shutout loss for the Lightning.
Who will pull off the victory? Will Detroit succeed in a consecutive Detroit win? Or will the Lightning strike back? Stay tuned for the game recap following the game!
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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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