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Recap - Canadiens Defeat Tampa Bay 3-2

Recap - Canadiens Defeat Tampa Bay 3-2

The Lightning came up short Thursday against the Canadiens, falling 3-2 in a shootout.

The Canadiens were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Michael Cammalleri clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Canadiens. Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta and Andrei Kostitsyn in the victory. Kostitsyn opened the scoring at 5:40 of the second period.

Carey Price stopped 35 of 37 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.

Tampa Bay got goals from Simon Gagne and Teddy Purcell in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Tampa Bay got a 27-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Lightning were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 37-29.

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