By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Penguins open up the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night vs. Tampa Bay. Here’s a closer look at the Pens 1st round opponent.

Tampa Bay Lightning

Record: 46-25, finished 4 points behind Washington Capitals

Goals For: 2.94 (3rd in the Eastern Conference)
Goals Against: 2.8 (6th in the Eastern Conference)
Power Play: 21.70% (1st in the Eastern Conference)

Leading Goal Scorer: Steven Stamkos 45 (only has 3 goals in his last 20 games)
Assists Leader: Martin St. Louis 68
Points Leader: Martin St. Louis 99

Goalie: Dwayne Roloson
Record: 24-25-2
Goals Against: 2.59
Save Pct: .914

Centers: Vincent Lecavalier, Steven Stamkos, Dominic Moore, Nate Thompson
Left Wings: Simon Gagne, Sean Bergenheim, Ryan Malone, Dana Tyrell
Right Wings: Martin St. Louis, Teddy Purcell, Adam Hall, Steve Downie
Defensemen: Mike Lundin, Eric Brewer, Victor Hedman, Mattias Ohlund, Pavel Kubina, Brett Clark

Career Playoff Appearances: 5 – 1996, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007

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