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Tampa Bay Ices Carolina 6-2 - Recap

Tampa Bay cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 6-2 win over the Hurricanes at RBC Center.

The Lightning were a +188 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Tampa Bay got goals from Brett Clark, Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis, Simon Gagne, Dominic Moore, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Moore opened the scoring at 6:45 of the first period.

Mike Smith stopped 42 of 44 Carolina shots in the victory.

Carolina got goals from Cory Stillman and Chad LaRose in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Cam Ward stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-1, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 44-35.