Tampa Bay (3rd - Atlantic) at Vancouver (4th - Pacific)

Matchup Details
Sat, Oct 18 - Rogers Arena
FACEOFF - 10:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Tampa Bay 2-1-0-11-3-952-1-0-10-0-0-01-3
Vancouver 3-0-0-02-13311-0-0-02-0-0-02-1
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Tampa Bay
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWJ. Drouin
Ques Mon
Thumb
10/19/14
Drouin is recovering from a fractured right thumb and has not played this season. He is questionable to return Monday against the Oilers.
DR. Gudas
Ques Mon
Lower Body
10/19/14
Gudas missed the last game due to a lower-body injury. He is questionable to play Monday against the Oilers.
DV. Hedman
Out indefinitely
Hand
10/19/14
Hedman left Saturday's game against the Canucks with a hand injury and it is unclear when he will return to action.
DM. Ohlund
I-R
Knee
09/09/14
Ohlund has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to knee issues. He is not expected to play this season.
Vancouver
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWT. Sestito
Ques Tues
Neck
10/19/14
Sestito has missed the last four games with a neck injury and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Stars.
DR. Stanton
Ques Tues
Lower Body
10/19/14
Stanton has a lower-body injury and is questionable to play Tuesday against the Stars.
DF. Corrado
Out indefinitely
Upper Body
10/19/14
Corrado has an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for his return.
CB. Horvat
Out indefinitely
Shoulder
10/19/14
Horvat suffered a shoulder injury in the preseason and has not played since. He will complete a conditioning stint before rejoining the team.
NEWS

Covers Preview - Radim Vrbata and the Vancouver Canucks attempt to extend their season-opening streaks when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Vancouver posted a 2-0 win at Edmonton on Friday, marking the first time since 1999-2000 it has began a campaign with three straight victories. Vrbata has been instrumental in the triumphs, scoring a goal in each - with two of the tallies being game-winners.

 
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MATCHUP EDGE
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