Tampa Bay vs New Jersey Recap - Lightning Win 5-2
|Tampa Bay vs New Jersey Recap - Lightning Win 5-2|
Tampa Bay got a pair of goals from Nate Thompson as the Lightning skated to a 5-2 victory over New Jersey on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
Tampa Bay won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Nate Thompson (2), Martin St. Louis, B.J. Crombeen, and Alex Killorn in the victory. Thompson opened the scoring at 17:04 of the first period.
Anders Lindback turned in a 25-save effort for the Lightning.
Patrik Elias and Adam Henrique scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Keith Kinkaid stopped 12 of 13 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 27-25.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.