The explosive Tampa Bay Lighting offense hosts a New York Rangers team on Monday that struggles to keep the puck out of the net while away from home.
Coming off a 7-1 dismantling of the Colorado Avalanche for a sixth consecutive victory, the Lightning lead the league with 122 goals scored, 13 more than anybody else. Tampa Bay has scored five or more goals in a game 12 times through 31 games.
The Lightning have seven players with at least 20 points, five players who have reached double-digits in goals and 10 players with six or more goals. And if Tampa Bay didn't have enough offensive depth, Ondrej Palat is back from a lengthy injury and back on the scoresheet.
Palat missed a month with a foot injury and after five games to get back into game shape, is starting to fit back in with the top line. Palat picked up a pair of goals in the victory against Colorado, his first two of the season. >> Read more
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