Tampa Bay Ices Montreal 4-1 - Recap
|Tampa Bay Ices Montreal 4-1 - Recap|
Steven Stamkos scored twice to lead the Lightning over Montreal 4-1 on Thursday at St. Pete Times Forum.
Tampa Bay won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos (2), Pavel Kubina, and Martin St. Louis in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring at 2:48 of the second period.
Cedrick Desjardins turned in a 27-save effort for the Lightning.
Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Cedrick Desjardins.
Carey Price stopped 16 of 20 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-6, while the Canadiens were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 28-23.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.