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Lightning Fall 4-3 Against New York - Game Recap

The Rangers earned a 4-3 victory over the Lightning on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

New York was favored by -180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Ryan Callahan, and Derek Stepan each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Callahan opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 4:33 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Michael Del Zotto and Derek Stepan.

Martin Biron turned in a 14-save effort for the Rangers.

Vincent Lecavalier, Bruno Gervais, and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Martin Biron.

Mathieu Garon stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Lightning were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 31-17.

New York heads into a battle against the Flyers. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.