Montreal Falls 4-3 to Lightning - Recap
|Montreal Falls 4-3 to Lightning - Recap|
The Lightning earned a 4-3 victory over the Canadiens on Wednesday at Bell Centre.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Brett Clark, Martin St. Louis, Ryan Malone, and Steven Stamkos each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Clark opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 1:44 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Teddy Purcell and Ryan Malone.
Mike Smith turned in a 24-save effort for the Lightning.
Tomas Plekanec, Andrei Kostitsyn, and Maxim Lapierre scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Carey Price stopped 43 of 47 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 2-for-6, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 47-27.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at Buffalo.