Recap - Lightning Defeat Philadelphia 5-1
|Recap - Lightning Defeat Philadelphia 5-1|
Tampa Bay cruised to victory on Sunday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Flyers at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay won as a -142 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.
Vincent Lecavalier, Eric Brewer, Teddy Purcell, Steven Stamkos, and Victor Hedman each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Purcell opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 14:34 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis.
Anders Lindback turned in a 24-save effort for the Lightning.
Sean Couturier scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Michael Leighton stopped 21 of 26 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Philadelphia 26-25 in the game.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.