Lightning Down Florida 3-2 - Match Report
Anders Lindback made 37 stops Tuesday to lead the Lightning over the Panthers 3-2 at BB&T Center.
The Lightning were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis, and Steven Stamkos each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Lecavalier opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 1:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Martin St. Louis and Alex Killorn.
Anders Lindback turned in a 37-save effort for the Lightning.
Tomas Kopecky and Kris Versteeg scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Florida got a 10-stop effort from Jacob Markstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-2, while the Panthers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 39-13.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.