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Weekly overview

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

Monday, Dec. 28

Lightning 18 - 15 - 3

6th Atlantic div. — 9th Eastern conf.

Amalie Arena, Tampa Bay,
                                  7:30 p.m. EST


2014-15 Record: 0-4-1

With four wins in their last six contests, the Tampa Bay Lightning are closing in on the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference standings.

Player to watch: Steven Stamkos: The 25-year-old sniper is leading the Lightning with 28 points in 36 games, including a three-point performance Saturday night against Columbus.

Tuesday Dec. 29

Panthers 20 - 12 - 4

1st Atlantic div. — 3rd Eastern conf.

BB&T Center, Florida,
                                  7:30 p.m. EST


2014-15 Record:4-1-0

The Panthers – one of the NHL’s hottest teams – are currently riding a 6-game win streak which has rocketed them to the top of the Atlantic Division.

Player to watch: Jaromir Jagr: After collecting three points in his last two games the 43-year-old veteran now leads the Panthers with 25 points in just 33 games this season.

Friday Jan. 1

Bruins 19 - 12 - 4

4th Atlantic div. — 7th Eastern conf.

Gillette Stadium, Foxboro,
                                  1:00 p.m. EST


2015-16 Record: 2-1-0

After picking up three consecutive victories, the Bruins head into this week struggling with three straight losses coming against the Blues, Sabres and Senators.

Player to watch: Loui Eriksson: The Goteborg, Sweden native – who had 47 points in 81 games last campaign – has already reached the 30 point mark in just his 34th game this season.

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