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Tampa Bay Skates Past Pittsburgh 5-3 - Recap

Tampa Bay earned a 5-3 victory over Pittsburgh behind a 2-goal performance from Martin St. Louis on Wednesday at St. Pete Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a -101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.

Martin St. Louis (2), Vincent Lecavalier, Teddy Purcell, and Dana Tyrell each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Tyrell opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 2:51 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nate Thompson and Pavel Kubina.

Dan Ellis stopped 24 of 24 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.

Matt Cooke, Craig Adams, and Pascal Dupuis scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Dan Ellis.

Pittsburgh got a 26-stop effort from Marc-Andre Fleury in the loss.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-7, while the Penguins were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.