JETS (11-8-1) at LIGHTNING (9-5-2)
4 p.m. ET; SUN, TSN3, NHL.TV
The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they play the Winnipeg Jets at Amalie Arena on Saturday.
The Lightning defeated the New York Rangers 9-3 at home Thursday in their first game since winning both games of the 2019 NHL Global Series against the Buffalo Sabres in Stockholm last weekend. Their nine goals and five power-play goals against the Rangers tied Lightning records.
Tampa Bay forward Steven Stamkos needs one goal for 400 in the NHL. He had a goal and two assists Thursday.
Winnipeg is 5-1-1 in its past seven games after defeating the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Thursday. Forwards Patrik Laine (three assists) and Mark Scheifele (goal, two assists) each had three points.
This is the second game of a four-game road trip for the Jets.
Players to watch
Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers has nine points (six goals, three assists) in eight games against the Lightning
Lightning forward Yanni Gourde has seven points (four goals, three assists) during a four-game point streak
They said it
"You want to be good on road trips, of course. We've started this season really well on our away game, and we want to continue doing that. We're doing what we need to do to give ourselves a chance to win these games and this road trip started well [Thursday]. -- Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers
"Obviously winning that big and playing [well] for the game, you know, it just builds confidence. From the games in Sweden to [Thursday], we've just got to keep building, keep on playing the right way, and good things will happen." -- Lightning forward Anthony Cirelli
Jets projected lineup
Kyle Connor -- Mark Scheifele -- Patrik Laine
Nikolaj Ehlers -- Blake Wheeler -- Jack Roslovic
Andrew Copp -- Adam Lowry -- Mathieu Perreault
Joona Luoto -- David Gustafsson -- Logan Shaw
Josh Morrissey -- Tucker Poolman
Dmitry Kulikov -- Neal Pionk
Nathan Beaulieu -- Luca Sbisa
Scratched: Anthony Bitetto, Carl Dahlstrom, Michael Spacek
Injured: Mark Letestu (upper body), Mason Appleton (lower body), Bryan Little (upper body), Gabriel Bourque (lower body)
Lightning projected lineup
Tyler Johnson -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov
Ondrej Palat -- Steven Stamkos -- Carter Verhaeghe
Alex Killorn -- Anthony Cirelli -- Mathieu Joseph
Pat Maroon -- Cedric Paquette -- Yanni Gourde
Victor Hedman -- Kevin Shattenkirk
Ryan McDonagh -- Erik Cernak
Mikhail Sergachev -- Luke Schenn
Scratched: Braydon Coburn, Jan Rutta
Each team held a full practice in Tampa on Friday.
Shattenkirk has eight points (goal, seven assists) during a five-game point streak. … Killorn has five points (three goals, two assists) in his past three games. … Scheifele has five points (three goals, two assists) in his past four games. … Connor has eight points (two goals, six assists) in his past seven games.