RED WINGS (9-27-3) at LIGHTNING (19-13-4)
7 p.m. ET; SUN, FS-D, NHL.TV
The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to win their third consecutive game when they play the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena on Sunday.
Tampa Bay, which is 5-2-1 in its past eight, will be playing their third of six straight games against Atlantic Division opponents.
Detroit has lost five straight including a 5-4 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday. The Red Wings have been outscored 23-12 during that stretch and are 2-15-2 in their past 19 games.
Players to watch
Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi has four goals in his past six games.
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman has seven points (two goals, five assists) in his past two games.
They said it
"We need to play with the same competitiveness, the same work ethic, the same confidence with the puck that we did [Saturday]. We have to eliminate the easy chances against [caused] by poor fundamentals." -- Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill
"We're in no position right now to judge pressure on who we're playing. Because the way we sit right now we need all the points we can get. Quite frankly, we don't really care, we want the two points regardless of who we're playing." -- Lightning coach Jon Cooper
Red Wings projected lineup
Andreas Athanasiou -- Dylan Larkin -- Tyler Bertuzzi
Robby Fabbri -- Frans Nielsen -- Filip Zadina
Darren Helm -- Luke Glendening -- Adam Erne
Christoffer Ehn -- Justin Abdelkader -- Brendan Perlini
Patrik Nemeth -- Mike Green
Filip Hronek -- Trevor Daley
Alex Biega -- Madison Bowey
Injured: Valtteri Filppula (upper body), Jonathan Ericsson (upper body), Anthony Mantha (upper body), Danny DeKeyser (back surgery)
Scratched: Brian Lashoff, Calvin Pickard
Lightning projected lineup
Ondrej Palat -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov
Alex Killorn -- Anthony Cirelli -- Steven Stamkos
Pat Maroon -- Cedric Paquette -- Yanni Gourde
Mathieu Joseph -- Mitchell Stephens -- Tyler Johnson
Victor Hedman -- Jan Rutta
Ryan McDonagh -- Erik Cernak
Mikhail Sergachev -- Kevin Shattenkirk
Injured: Braydon Coburn (lower body)
Scratched: Luke Schenn, Carter Verhaeghe
Blashill said he did not expect Filppula's absence to be long term. … Bernier could start although Blashill would not confirm his starting goalie.
Point has nine points (four goals, five assists) in his past seven games. … Nielsen has three points (one goal, two assists) in a three-game point streak. … Killorn has seven points (four goals, three assists) in his past six games. … Larkin had a goal and an assist against the Panthers on Saturday.