Can The Lightning Break Through Ryan Miller?
The Lightning return home after their three-game road trip and will kick-off a three-game homestand tonight against the
Sabres...Tonight's matchup will be the second of three meetings between the Bolts and Sabres this season...Buffalo defeated the Lightning 2-1 in the first meeting on Feb. 26...Steven Stamkos scored 1:24 into the game, but Cody Hodgson and Tyler Myers replied with goals to give the Sabres the one-goal victory...Ryan Miller was the game's first star, making 30 saves....Tampa Bay owns an all-time home record of 9-22-3-4 against the Sabres.
The Lightning will be looking to snap a three-game losing skid, while Buffalo is currently on a three-game winning streak...The Lightning have won two straight home contests and have soldout each of their first 16 games this season at the Tampa Bay Times Forum...The Lightning have notched four goals in each of their past two home games...Teddy Purcell is currently on a three-game assist streak against the Sabres...Mathieu Garon has posted a 3-1-0 record with a 1.50 goals-against average and .944 save percentage, including a shutout over his past four starts against the Sabres.
Source: Tampa Bay Lightning Media