Tampa Bay vs Atlanta Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 3-2
|Tampa Bay vs Atlanta Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 3-2|
Tampa Bay earned a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Philips Arena.
The Lightning were a -101 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.
The win was clinched by Dominic Moore, who beat Ondrej Pavelec in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Tampa Bay. Steven Stamkos (2) scored for the Lightning in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 17:13 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 27 of 29 Atlanta shots in the victory.
Anthony Stewart and Niclas Bergfors scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Dwayne Roloson.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 29 of 31 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Atlanta 31-29 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face New York.