TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING AT WASHINGTON CAPITALS
WHERE/WHEN: Verizon Center, Washington; 7 p.m.
TV/RADIO: Sun Sports/970 AM
INJURIES: Lightning — D Mattias Ohlund (knee), RW Dana Tyrell (knee), D Marc-Andre Bergeron (back), C Vinny Lecavalier (broken hand), D Bruno Gervais (upper body), G Mathieu Garon (groin), out. Capitals — C Nicklas Backstrom (concussion), D Tom Poti (groin), out.
ALL-TIME SERIES: Tampa Bay is 34-59-11 (14-31-7 at Washington).
NEED TO KNOW: This is the fifth of six meetings this season; Tampa Bay is 2-1-1 in the first four, but 0-1-1 at Verizon Center. … RW Teddy Purcell has six goals and 14 assists during a 10-game scoring streak. … Tampa Bay trails Washington by two points in the standings. … The Lightning are 11-19-4 on the road. … The Capitals are 21-10-3 at home, but just 4-4-2 in the past 10 at Verizon Center. … Tampa Bay is last in the league in goals allowed per game (3.38).