Tampa Bay vs Columbus Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 3-2
|Tampa Bay vs Columbus Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 3-2|
Tampa Bay skated to a 3-2 victory over Columbus on Saturday in NHL action at Nationwide Arena.
The Lightning were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Eric Brewer, Blair Jones, and Steven Stamkos each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Jones opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 7:27 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Teddy Purcell.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 26-save effort for the Lightning.
Rick Nash and R.J. Umberger scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Steve Mason stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face St. Louis.