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Chicago Falls 2-0 to Lightning - Recap

Chicago Falls 2-0 to Lightning - Recap

Chicago couldn't break through the Tampa Bay defense on Sunday, failing to score on Mike Smith in a 2-0 loss at United Center.

The Lightning were a +185 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Vincent Lecavalier and Nate Thompson each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Lecavalier opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 7:56 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Martin St. Louis and Simon Gagne.

Mike Smith turned in a 31-save effort for the Lightning.

Corey Crawford stopped 13 of 14 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-5, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 31-15.

Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Montreal.