Lightning Down Winnipeg 3-2 - Match Report
Tampa Bay got a pair of goals from Ryan Malone as the Lightning skated to a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg on Saturday at St. Pete Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.
Tampa Bay got goals from Ryan Malone (2) and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Malone opened the scoring at 15:37 of the first period.
Sebastien Caron turned in a 26-save effort for the Lightning.
Kyle Wellwood and Antti Miettinen scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Sebastien Caron.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 36 of 39 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 8 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 39-28.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Capitals. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.