Tampa Bay Skates Past Atlanta 2-1 - Recap

Tampa Bay Skates Past Atlanta 2-1 - Recap

The Thrashers came up short Wednesday against the Lightning, falling 2-1 in a shootout.

Tampa Bay won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.

Victor Hedman potted the shootout winner for Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay got goals from Sean Bergenheim in the victory. Bergenheim opened the scoring at 14:18 of the second period.

Mike Smith turned in a 27-save effort for the Lightning.

Rich Peverley scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Mike Smith.

Atlanta got a 30-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.

Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 31-28.

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