Tampa Bay Falls 7-1 to Maple Leafs - Recap
|Tampa Bay Falls 7-1 to Maple Leafs - Recap|
Tampa Bay couldn't hang with the Maple Leafs on Tuesday as Toronto blasted the Lightning 7-1 at St. Pete Times Forum.
Toronto was an underdog by +158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Toronto got goals from Tyler Bozak (2), Tim Connolly, Joffrey Lupul, Clarke MacArthur, Joey Crabb, and Joe Colborne in the victory. MacArthur opened the scoring at 0:41 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 27-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Tampa Bay got a goal from Vincent Lecavalier in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 15 of 21 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 2-for-4, while the Lightning were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Toronto 28-26 in the game.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Florida.