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Bruins Fall 3-1 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap

The Bruins came up short Monday against the Lightning, falling 3-1.

Tampa Bay was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Tampa Bay got goals from Teddy Purcell, Dana Tyrell, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Tyrell opened the scoring at 3:26 of the second period.

Mike Smith turned in a 26-save effort for the Lightning.

Michael Ryder scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Mike Smith.

Boston got a 33-stop effort from Tuukka Rask in the loss.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-3, while the Bruins were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay outshot Boston 36-27 in the game.

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