The battle between the Lightning and Flyers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Philadelphia was handed a 4-0 defeat on Tuesday at St. Pete Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Teddy Purcell (2), Steve Downie, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Purcell opened the scoring at 0:19 of the first period.
Dwayne Roloson turned in a 38-save effort for the Lightning.
Brian Boucher stopped 15 of 16 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-2, while the Flyers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 38-22.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.