Devils vs Lightning Final: 6-4 - Recap
|Devils vs Lightning Final: 6-4 - Recap|
The Lightning came up short Thursday against the Devils, falling 6-4.
The Devils were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New Jersey got goals from Dainius Zubrus, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Ilya Kovalchuk, Marek Zidlicky, David Clarkson, and Jacob Josefson in the victory. Zubrus opened the scoring at 3:07 of the second period.
Martin Brodeur stopped 16 of 20 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Tampa Bay got goals from Ryan Malone (3) and Trevor Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tampa Bay got a 28-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-4, while the Lightning were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 38-20.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.