Tampa Bay (1st - Atlantic) at New Jersey (7th - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Fri, Dec 19 - Prudential Center
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Tampa Bay 20-10-0-315-18-34112-4-0-18-6-0-219-14
New Jersey 11-16-1-516-17-12413-5-1-38-11-0-213-18
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Tampa Bay
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWO. Palat
Prob Fri
Lower Body
12/18/14
Palat has been out with a lower-body injury but is expected to return for Friday's game against the Devils.
DR. Gudas
Prob Fri
Illness
12/18/14
Gudas has missed the last two games with an illness but will likely return Friday against the Devils.
GB. Bishop
Doub Fri
Lower Body
12/18/14
Bishop has a lower-body injury and was not available Tuesday. He will likely miss Friday's game against the Devils.
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.
New Jersey
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWM. Cammalleri
Ques Fri
Lower Body
12/17/14
Cammalleri has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury and is questionable Friday against the Lightning.
CD. Zubrus
I-R
Leg
12/18/14
Zubrus suffered a laceration on his left leg and was placed on injured reserve.
DD. Severson
I-R
Ankle
12/18/14
Severson has been placed on the injured reserve with a hairline fracture in his ankle. He is expected to miss up to five weeks.
DA. Larsson
I-R
Illness
12/17/14
Larsson is suffering from the mumps and has been placed on injured reserve. He has no return date at this time.
DB. Salvador
I-R
Lower Body
11/17/14
Salvador has a lower-body injury and is on injured reserve.
LWR. Clowe
I-R
Head
11/11/14
Clowe has been placed on injured reserve with a head injury and there is no timetable for his return.
NEWS

Covers Preview - After snapping a two-game skid, the Tampa Bay Lightning vie for a second straight victory on their five-game road trip when they visit the reeling New Jersey Devils on Friday. Tyler Johnson collected a goal and an assist in Tampa Bay's 3-1 triumph over Philadelphia on Tuesday to increase his point total to 12 in his last 11 games. Johnson also notched an assist on Alex Killorn's tally in Tampa Bay's 2-1 loss to New Jersey on Oct. 14.

 
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