Panthers Down Tampa Bay 4-3 - Match Report
|Panthers Down Tampa Bay 4-3 - Match Report|
Scott Clemmensen made 35 stops Saturday to lead the Panthers over the Lightning 4-3 at BankAtlantic Center.
The Panthers were a +105 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Florida got goals from Niclas Bergfors, Ryan Carter, David Booth, and Jason Garrison in the victory. Booth opened the scoring at 4:33 of the second period.
Scott Clemmensen turned in a 35-save effort for the Panthers.
Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier, Simon Gagne, and Steven Stamkos in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Mike Smith stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-4, while the Lightning were 3-for-8 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 38-27.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.