Recap - Lightning Defeat Dallas 5-4
|Recap - Lightning Defeat Dallas 5-4|
Dominic Moore was the difference, potting a pair for Tampa Bay on Monday as the Lightning skated off with a 5-4 victory over the Stars at St. Pete Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Dominic Moore (2), Sean Bergenheim, Steve Downie, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Downie opened the scoring at 16:21 of the first period.
Mike Smith turned in a 15-save effort for the Lightning.
Brenden Morrow, Toby Petersen, James Neal, and Adam Burish scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 39 of 44 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 4-for-5, while the Stars were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 44-19.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Stars will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.