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Atlanta Falls 7-1 to Lightning - Recap

Atlanta Falls 7-1 to Lightning - Recap

Tampa Bay cruised to victory on Sunday, earning an easy 7-1 win over the Thrashers at St. Pete Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Simon Gagne (2), Pavel Kubina, Martin St. Louis, Nate Thompson, Dana Tyrell, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Thompson opened the scoring at 0:14 of the second period.

Dwayne Roloson turned in a 21-save effort for the Lightning.

Atlanta got a goal from Rich Peverley in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Peter Mannino stopped 16 of 20 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 39-22.

Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Washington.