Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are still out of the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference, but they've been working their way back in.
The Toronto Maple Leafs need to improve their penalty killing or they could keep heading in the opposite direction.
The Lightning go for a season-high fourth consecutive victory when they try to extend their point streak in Toronto to eight Tuesday night.
A game from advancing to its second Stanley Cup finals last season, Tampa Bay (17-17-3) closed out 2011 in 12th place in the East with 37 points - four back of 10th-place Toronto (18-15-5).
The Lightning, though, are riding a 5-1-1 surge that has followed a 1-7-0 skid.
The hot streak has been due in part to center Steven Stamkos, who helped Tampa Bay close out a 3-0-0 homestand Saturday with his fifth career hat trick. He has netted 10 of his league-leading 26 goals in the last eight contests.
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