With points in seven of their last 10 games, the Tampa Bay Lightning
are doing their best to remain in the Eastern Conference playoff race. They'll continue their pursuit Tuesday night in front of a nationally-televised audience.
The Lightning -- who currently find themselves 10 points out of eighth place in the East, will host the Los Angeles Kings
at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Opening faceoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET and can be seen on the NBC Sports Network in the United States and TSN2 in Canada.
Los Angeles (25-18-10) has also earned points in seven of its last 10 games. However, the Kings will be looking to avoid a three-game losing streak Tuesday night.
Four of 11 games begin at 7 p.m. ET. The New Jersey Devils
and New York Rangers
resume their rivalry at Madison Square Garden, while the New York Islanders
face the Philadelphia Flyers
at the Wells Fargo Center. Meanwhile, the Florida Panthers
battle the Washington Capitals
in a Southeast Division showdown, while the Columbus Blue Jackets
host the Minnesota Wild
Also at 7:30 p.m. ET, the Pittsburgh Penguins
visit the Montreal Canadiens
and the Ottawa Senators
host the St. Louis Blues
The Nashville Predators
, who are just four points out of first place in the Western Conference, take on the Vancouver Canucks
at 8 p.m. ET at Bridgestone Arena. The Canucks trail Detroit by just three points in the West.
In the final three games of the evening, the Winnipeg Jets
face the Toronto Maple Leafs
at the MTS Centre (8:30 p.m. ET), the Dallas Stars
host the Phoenix Coyotes
(8:30 p.m. ET) and the Chicago Blackhawks
face the Colorado Avalanche
at the Pepsi Center (9 p.m. ET).