Buffalo Falls 2-1 to Lightning - Recap
Tampa Bay skated to a 2-1 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday in NHL action at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 16:01 of the first period.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 13-save effort for the Lightning.
Jordan Leopold scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Ryan Miller stopped 21 of 23 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 23-14.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Devils. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.