Bruins vs Lightning Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Bruins vs Lightning Final: 4-3 - Recap|
The Bruins beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Tim Thomas's Tim ThomasSaves saves.
Boston won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Mark Recchi, Michael Ryder, Brad Marchand, and Steve Kampfer each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Ryder opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 0:28 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mark Recchi and Dennis Seidenberg.
Tim Thomas stopped 31 of 34 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis, and Steven Stamkos in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dan Ellis stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 2-for-6, while the Lightning were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 34-29.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thrashers. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.