Lightning vs Bruins Final: 6-1 - Recap
|Lightning vs Bruins Final: 6-1 - Recap|
Tampa Bay cruised to victory on Tuesday, earning an easy 6-1 win over the Bruins at St. Pete Times Forum.
The Lightning were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos (2), Nate Thompson, Ryan Shannon, Tom Pyatt, and Victor Hedman in the victory. Pyatt opened the scoring at 1:56 of the first period.
Dustin Tokarski stopped 33 of 34 Boston shots in the victory.
Boston got a goal from Jordan Caron in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marty Turco stopped 8 of 12 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-3, while the Bruins were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 34-17.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Maple Leafs. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.