Tampa Bay Ices Carolina 4-1 - Recap
|Tampa Bay Ices Carolina 4-1 - Recap|
The Lightning earned a 4-1 victory over the Hurricanes on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The Lightning were a -107 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.
Tampa Bay got goals from Nate Thompson, Teddy Purcell, Tyler Johnson, and Ondrej Palat in the victory. Johnson opened the scoring at 10:54 of the first period.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 21-save effort for the Lightning.
Eric Staal scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Justin Peters stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-1, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Carolina 26-22 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face New York.