Tampa Bay’s winning streak against the Red Wings is plain old scary

TampaBayLightning.com’s Bryan Burns filed a report regarding tomorrow’s rematch between the Red Wings and Lightning (7:30 PM on FSD/FS Sun/97.1 FM), and Burns’ statistics regarding the Wings-Bolts match-up over the past half decade.

The statistics are scary:

Friday’s Matchup

The Lightning and the Red Wings are playing their second of eight meetings this season and complete a two-game set tonight…

Tampa Bay is on an 18 game point streak versus Detroit dating to February 3, 2016, the Bolts posting a 17-0-1 record over that stretch…Tampa Bay’s last regulation loss to the Red Wings in the regular season came Nov. 3, 2015 at Detroit in a 2-1 defeat…

The Lightning have won 15 in a row at home over the Red Wings, which is the longest home win streak against one opponent in franchise history, the second longest active home win streak against one opponent in the NHL (longest: PHI 16-game active home win streak vs. CHI) and tied for the 16th longest home win streak against one opponent in NHL history…

The Bolts’ last home loss to Detroit came Feb. 17, 2011 in a 6-2 defeat, Pavel Datsyuk scoring a pair of goals to pace the Red Wings.


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George Malik

My name is George Malik, and I'm the Malik Report's editor/blogger/poster. I have been blogging about the Red Wings since 2006, when MLive hired me to work their SlapShots blog, and I joined Kukla's Korner in 2011 as The Malik Report. I'm starting The Malik Report as a stand-alone site, hoping that having my readers fund the website is indeed the way to go to build a better community and create better content.