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Tampa Bay Skates Past New Jersey 2-1 - Recap

The Lightning earned a 2-1 victory over the Devils on Friday at St. Pete Times Forum.

Bettors who backed the Lightning were rewarded as -109 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis and Simon Gagne in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring at 2:20 of the second period.

Dwayne Roloson turned in a 19-save effort for the Lightning.

New Jersey got a goal from Mark Fayne in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Johan Hedberg stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay outshot New Jersey 30-20 in the game.

Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.