Jets Down Tampa Bay 4-3 - Match Report
The Jets earned a 4-3 victory over the Lightning on Thursday at MTS Centre.
The Jets were a -155 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, Tanner Glass, and Evander Kane each scored for the Jets in the victory. Ladd opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 7:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 22-save effort for the Jets.
Martin St. Louis, Teddy Purcell, and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Tampa Bay got a 14-stop effort from Mathieu Garon in the loss.
Winnipeg scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 34-25.
Winnipeg looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.