Lightning take on the Wild on 3-game losing streak
Tampa, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay is looking to break its three-game skid with a victory against Minnesota.
The Lightning are 6-4-1 on their home ice. Tampa Bay has scored 87 goals and ranks third in the NHL averaging 3.6 per game. Brayden Point leads the team with 10.
The Wild are 5-10-2 on the road. Minnesota has surrendered 15 power-play goals, killing 81% of opponent chances.
The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 6-1-3, averaging 3.2 goals, 4.9 assists, three penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.
Lightning: 5-4-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 7.5 assists, 4.5 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.
Lightning Injuries: Alex Killorn: day to day (lower body).
Wild Injuries: None listed.