By KEVIN KELLY
© St. Petersburg Times, published January 25, 2001
WHEN/WHERE: 7:30; Ice Palace, Tampa.
TV/RADIO: Sunshine; WDAE-AM 620.
THE LOWDOWN: This is the fourth, and final, meeting between the teams this season. Ottawa holds an 18-14-1 advantage in the series. ... The Senators are 8-1-0-1 in their past 10 games, and going into Wednesday night's games, they led the Eastern Conference with 61 points. ... This is the second in a six-game road trip for Ottawa. ... Ottawa C Alexei Yashin has 23 points (13 goals, 10 assists) in his past 16 games. He needs one goal to reach 200 for his career. ... LW Shawn McEachern has six goals and four assists in his past seven. ... LW Magnus Arvedson (sprained right knee) is day to day. D Sami Salo (shoulder) and D Ricard Persson (ankle) are out. ... Lightning coach John Tortorella will decide on a goaltender today. Kevin Weekes has started four of the past five. ... The Lightning has not scored on its past 29 power plays. It has killed 24 of 26 penalties. ... D Jassen Cullimore (bruised knee), D Sergey Gusev (possible concussion) and C Wayne Primeau (concussion) are day to day. ... LW Fredrik Modin and C Brad Richards are scoreless in their past five.
-- Compiled by Kevin Kelly.