Tampa Bay faces Arizona on 8-game win streak
Tampa, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay comes into a matchup with Arizona as winners of eight games in a row.
The Lightning are 13-7-2 on their home ice. Tampa Bay averages 10.0 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the league. Patrick Maroon leads the team serving 56 total minutes.
The Coyotes are 14-6-3 on the road. Arizona serves 6.6 penalty minutes per game, the least in the NHL. Jakob Chychrun leads them averaging 0.6.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 6-4-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
Lightning: 8-1-1, averaging 4.2 goals, 6.8 assists, four penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.
Coyotes: Antti Raanta: day to day (lower-body).