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Nuts & Bolts: Lightning set for Atlantic Division matchup vs. Sens

Tampa Bay has won seven straight games against division opponents heading into Tuesday's game

by Bryan Burns /

The Lightning and Senators meet for the second time this season on Tuesday night at Amalie Arena.

Tampa Bay has played well against their division, going 7-2-0 against teams from the Atlantic. The Lightning's last loss to an Atlatnic Divison team actually came back on October 12 when they fell in Ottawa to the Senators.  

Lines from Saturday's game. Subject to change. 

Ondrej Palat - Brayden Point - Nikita Kucherov/Tyler Johnson
Alex Killorn - Anthony Cirelli - Steven Stamkos
Pat Maroon - Cedric Paquette - Yanni Gourde
Carter Verhaeghe - Mitchell Stephens - Mathieu Joseph

Victor Hedman - Jan Rutta
Ryan McDonagh - Erik Cernak
Mikhail Sergachev - Kevin Shattenkirk

Andrei Vasilevskiy expected to start

Tuesday's Matchup
The Lightning and the Senators are playing their second of four meetings this season (also: Jan. 4 at OTT & March 31 vs. OTT) and the first of two meetings at AMALIE Arena...The Senators defeated Tampa Bay 4-2 Oct. 12 in Ottawa, former Lightning forward VladislavNamestnikov scoring twice in the final 3:03 to break open a 2-2 tie...Since the start of the 2012-13 season, the Lightning are 10-3-2 at home against the Senators and 18-8-3 overall versus Ottawa...Luke Schenn has scored more goals (5) vs. OTT than he has against any other NHL team... Ondrej Palat has points in two-straight games vs. OTT (1-1--2)...Victor Hedman has recorded points in eight of his last nine games vs. OTT (5-6--11) and has more career goals (10) and power-play goals (3) vs. OTT than he does against any other NHL team...Nikita Kucherov has more career assists (20) and points (29) vs. OTT than he does against any other NHL team...Mikhail Sergachev is on a four-game point streak vs. OTT (2-3--5).

Tuesday's Storylines
Tampa Bay has netted at least one power-play goal in 12 of 16 home games this season and leads the NHL for home power-play percentage (34.9%)...The Lightning rank second in the League for overall power-play percentage at 29.1% (1st: EDM - 32.3%)...The Bolts have yet to lose in regulation this season when leading after two periods, going 12-0-3.

2019-20 Man Games Lost: 35
Current injuries Braydon Coburn (Lower-body injury; Out indefinitely) 8 Games
Tyler Johnson (Lower-body injury; Week-to-Week) 4 Games
Nikita Kucherov (Lower-body injury; Day-to-Day)

Parking Info
For the 2019-20 season, pre-purchased Tampa Bay Lightning parking passes will be handled by our preferred parking vendor, Park Whiz. The decision to move to Park Whiz was made to provide our STMs with a higher level of service and accessibility when it comes to parking.

Additional information on your options for the upcoming season can be found below. Please note that season pass options are very limited and may sell out quickly.

Construction on the Water Street neighborhood, adjacent to AMALIE Arena, will continue to accelerate into 2020. Please allow a little extra time to navigate your way through downtown for each home game. We strongly encourage all fans to secure pre-paid parking in advance of their games.

Having trouble creating your account or purchasing your pass? Please call or text ParkWhiz Customer Support at 888-472-7594 or via email at

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The Road Ahead
Thursday, December 19 vs. Dallas Stars
Saturday, December 21 at Washington Capitals
Monday, December 23 vs. Florida Panthers

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