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This is the only meeting this season between the two clubs this season and the first of a back-to-back that the Lightning will play. While the Lightning are at the top of the conference, the Ducks are hanging out with the Oilers at the bottom. The Lightning come in with a record of 7-2-1 against the Ducks who have a record of 4-7-1.

Mr. October, Steven Stamkos, and his 9 goals and 10 assists look to continue his calendar domination to be Mr. November.

Defenceman, Mathieu Roy was called up earlier this week due to the injuries that have been piling up for the Lightning with the latest name, Matt Smaby and his ankle to be added to the list. Other updates on the injury front:

  • Simon Gagne is not expected to play during this roadtrip. He took a neuro-psyche test to confirm that he is not suffering from concussion symptoms but his sore neck has not been improving rapidly enough
  • Dominic Moore had an MRI on Monday

Line-up Notes:

  • No idea who will get the start in goal yet (And just as I hit publish, Erlendsson tweets that Ellis starts tonight)

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Game time: 10:00pm EST on SUN (HD)