The Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping to keep momentum rolling Saturday, as they host the Washington Capitals in a East Conference Southeast Division contest at the Tampa Bay Times Forum (7 p.m. ET on SUN). The Lightning (25-26-6) are coming off a 6-5 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks Thursday, while the Capitals (29-23-5) rallied from a one-goal, third-period deficit Friday to down the Florida Panthers, 2-1.
On Thursday, the Lighting were outshot 50-25, but still managed to edge the Sharks in overtime, as Martin St. Louis' scored the game-winner, his second of the night.
Steven Stamkos enters the contest with a league-leading 39 goals including a pair against San Jose.
Meanwhile, the Capitals are playing their second of a four-game road trip and will try to even the season series between these Southeast Division foes to two games apiece. On Jan. 31, the host Lightning beat the Capitals, 4-3, in overtime to take a 2-1 season-series advantage. The two teams will play six games against each other this year.
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