Tampa Bay's defense, led by netminder Dwayne Roloson, shut down Washington 3-0 at St. Pete Times Forum on on Wednesday.
Tampa Bay won as a -112 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.
Simon Gagne, Sean Bergenheim, and Dominic Moore each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Moore opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 3:58 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nate Thompson and Dwayne Roloson.
Dwayne Roloson turned in a 23-save effort for the Lightning.
Washington got a 35-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.
Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 38-23.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Vancouver.