Preview: Lightning go for 11th straight victory as road trip begins against Avalanche
TV: FOX Sports Sun
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 8:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay Lightning (39-15-5, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (33-18-6, third in the Central Division)
Tampa Bay heads into a matchup against Colorado as winners of 10 straight games.
The Avalanche are 15-9-4 on their home ice. Colorado ranks second in the NHL averaging 6.0 assists per game, led by Nathan MacKinnon with 0.8.
The Lightning are 19-8-3 on the road. Tampa Bay leads the NHL shooting 11.3% and averaging 3.5 goals on 31.4 shots per game.
In their last meeting on Oct. 19, Colorado won 6-2. Tyson Jost totaled three goals for the Avalanche.
Ryan Graves leads the Avalanche with a plus-41 in 56 games played this season. Andre Burakovsky has totaled 10 assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES
Lightning: 10-0-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.2 assists, four penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while allowing 1.6 goals per game with a .946 save percentage.
Avalanche: 7-3-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .927 save percentage.
Avalanche: None listed.