Tampa Bay Skates Past Atlanta 3-2 - Recap
|Tampa Bay Skates Past Atlanta 3-2 - Recap|
Vincent Lecavalier scored twice to lead the Lightning over Atlanta 3-2 on Sunday at Philips Arena.
Tampa Bay won as a +118 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier (2) and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 8:14 of the first period.
Dan Ellis turned in a 26-save effort for the Lightning.
Fredrik Modin and Zach Bogosian scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Dan Ellis.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-6, while the Thrashers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 34-28.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.