Recap - Devils Defeat Tampa Bay 4-2
|Recap - Devils Defeat Tampa Bay 4-2|
The Lightning came up short Saturday against the Devils, falling 4-2.
New Jersey won as a +111 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias, Dainius Zubrus, David Clarkson, and Ryan Carter in the victory. Zubrus opened the scoring at 1:09 of the second period.
Martin Brodeur stopped 21 of 23 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Martin St. Louis and Ryan Shannon scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 2-for-8, while the Lightning were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 24-23.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Toronto.