Recap - Rangers Defeat Tampa Bay 4-2
|Recap - Rangers Defeat Tampa Bay 4-2|
New York skated to a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday in NHL action at St. Pete Times Forum.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Brad Richards, Ruslan Fedotenko, Artem Anisimov, and Derek Stepan each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Fedotenko opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 6:38 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Brad Richards and Ryan Callahan.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 24-save effort for the Rangers.
Steve Downie and Tom Pyatt scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Mathieu Garon stopped 32 of 35 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Lightning were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Tampa Bay 36-26 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Ottawa.