Jets vs Lightning Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Jets vs Lightning Final: 5-2 - Recap|
Winnipeg skated to a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday in NHL action at MTS Centre.
Winnipeg was an underdog by +145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Winnipeg got goals from Mark Flood, Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, Tim Stapleton, and Evander Kane in the victory. Kane opened the scoring at 4:51 of the first period.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 30-save effort for the Jets.
Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Winnipeg scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 39-32.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Pittsburgh.