Mathieu Garon's play in goal has helped the Tampa Bay Lightning get on track following a dreadful start to 2011-12.
Although he has given his team new life, he has not enjoyed any luck against the Nashville Predators over the last few seasons.
Garon could be in net Thursday night, looking to lead the Lightning to a fourth straight win and end a personal eight-game losing streak to the Predators.
After leading Tampa Bay (4-3-2) to the Eastern Conference finals in May, Dwayne Roloson was expected to be the team's regular goaltender this season. He has gotten off to a rocky start, however, going 1-2-1 with a 5.11 goals-against average.
Coach Guy Boucher has gone with Garon each of the last three games, and he has rewarded him with three wins in a row.
Garon came out a bit flat against Buffalo on Tuesday, surrendering a pair of goals on the first three shots he faced before stopping 35 of the final 36 in a 4-3 victory. Vincent Lecavalier, Nate Thompson, Steven Stamkos and Ryan Malo...