St. Louis vs Tampa Bay Recap - Lightning Win 4-3
|St. Louis vs Tampa Bay Recap - Lightning Win 4-3|
The Lightning earned a 4-3 victory over the Blues on Sunday at St. Pete Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was favored by -147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier, Dominic Moore, Steve Downie, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 18:43 of the first period.
Dan Ellis turned in a 29-save effort for the Lightning.
David Backes, Patrik Berglund, and Nikita Nikitin scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Dan Ellis.
Ty Conklin stopped 36 of 40 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-5, while the Blues were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 40-32.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.