Recap - Lightning Defeat Pittsburgh 2-1
|Recap - Lightning Defeat Pittsburgh 2-1|
Pittsburgh was unable to break down Dwayne Roloson on Thursday, firing 37 shots but scoring only 1 time in a 2-1 loss against the Lightning.
Bettors who backed the Lightning were rewarded as -115 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 Steve Downie in the victory. Downie opened the scoring at 4:51 of the first period.
Dwayne Roloson turned in a 36-save effort for the Lightning.
Pittsburgh got a goal from Michael Rupp in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-4, while the Penguins were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 37-24.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.