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Washington Skates Past Tampa Bay 4-3 - Recap

Eric Fehr scored a pair of goals against the Lightning as Washington handed Tampa Bay a 4-3 defeat on Thursday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Washington was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Eric Fehr (2), Troy Brouwer, and Jay Beagle in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring at 2:40 of the first period.

Braden Holtby stopped 27 of 30 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.

Martin St. Louis, Nate Thompson, and Teddy Purcell scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

Mathieu Garon stopped 35 of 39 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 39-30.

Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Florida.