Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer is unsure why the club has been able to string together six consecutive wins at St. Pete Times Forum, but the NHL's best power play on home ice probably has a lot to do with it.
However, continuing that special teams success could be a challenge with Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils' league-best penalty-kill unit coming to town.
The Lightning look to match the second-longest home winning streak in franchise history Saturday night when they face a Devils team trying to build off its best offensive performance of the season.
With rookie forward Brett Connolly and Steve Downie each scoring with the man advantage, Tampa Bay (9-7-2) avoided a third straight loss Thursday with a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
The Lightning are unbeaten at home since a 7-4 loss to Florida on Oct. 17. A victory Saturday would match a seven-game run from Feb. 12-March 12, 2004, one shy of the franchise record set March 17-April 8, 2006.
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