TAMPA, Fla. - Two days off did little to alleviate the Lightning injury bug, which maintains a hold on some of Tampa Bay's top players.
The Lightning will faceoff against the Detroit Red Wings (Fox Sports Sun, 7:30 p.m.) tonight still missing two key players in RW Nikita Kucherov and LW Ondrej Palat. Neither are available to play against Detroit, and with three games in four nights before the Christmas break, the Lightning face the likelihood of being without both top six forwards for the remainder of the week.
"I don't know,'' Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said. "Because I would have though...
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