Lightning host the Jets after overtime victory
Tue, Nov 21, 2023
NHL News (AP)
Winnipeg Jets (10-5-2, third in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (9-6-4, fourth in the Atlantic Division)
Tampa, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Lightning -127, Jets +108; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit the Tampa Bay Lightning after the Lightning defeated the Boston Bruins 5-4 in overtime.
Tampa Bay has a 6-2-2 record in home games and a 9-6-4 record overall. The Lightning rank second in the league with 68 total goals (averaging 3.6 per game).
Winnipeg has gone 4-2-1 in road games and 10-5-2 overall. The Jets have a 5-1-1 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.
The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nikita Kucherov has 13 goals and 15 assists for the Lightning. Brayden Point has five goals and eight assists over the last 10 games.
Mark Scheifele has six goals and 15 assists for the Jets. Alex Iafallo has one goal and eight assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 5-4-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.6 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.
Jets: 6-2-2, averaging 3.9 goals, 7.2 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.
INJURIES: Lightning: Conor Sheary: out (upper-body), Andrei Vasilevskiy: out (back).
Jets: Rasmus Kupari: out (shoulder), Gabriel Vilardi: out (knee), Ville Heinola: out (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."