New Jersey Ices Tampa Bay 6-3 - Recap
New Jersey earned a 6-3 victory over Tampa Bay behind a 2-goal performance from David Clarkson on Sunday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New Jersey got goals from David Clarkson (2), Jason Arnott, Patrik Elias, Dainius Zubrus, and Nick Palmieri in the victory. Clarkson opened the scoring at 5:55 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur stopped 33 of 36 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Ryan Malone, Dominic Moore, and Teddy Purcell scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Dan Ellis stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-4, while the Lightning were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 36-26.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Washington.