Recap - Lightning Defeat Boston 5-3

Recap - Lightning Defeat Boston 5-3

The Bruins came up short Tuesday against the Lightning, falling 5-3.

Tampa Bay won as a +163 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier, Ryan Malone, Dominic Moore, Tom Pyatt, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Lecavalier opened the scoring at 7:11 of the first period.

Mathieu Garon stopped 26 of 29 Boston shots in the victory.

Nathan Horton (2) and Daniel Paille scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.

Boston got a 26-stop effort from Tim Thomas in the loss.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-4, while the Bruins were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 31-29.

Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Bruins will aim to get back on the winning track at New Jersey.