Frustration is mounting for both the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers, who can't seem to get on track.
Tampa Bay may have a better chance at righting the ship Tuesday night as it goes for a seventh consecutive win over the NHL-worst Panthers.
The Lightning (10-14-1) have gone 4-13-1 since Feb. 2, including a 1-7-0 stretch over their last eight games. They still rank second in the league in scoring, but have averaged 2.3 goals in their past seven contests while going 3 for 27 on the power play.
Tampa Bay was in good position Saturday against Montreal before allowing three unanswered goals in the third period of a 4-3 defeat. The Lightning were outshot 13-2 over the last 20 minutes.
"Right now it gets our guys nervous whenever it gets close in these moments, and you have to get rid of that," coach Guy Boucher said. "As you saw today again, they battled with a top team and were right there, but it's that confidence that comes with results."
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