Tampa Bay Skates Past Buffalo 3-2 - Recap
The Sabres came up short Tuesday against the Lightning, falling 3-2.
Tampa Bay won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Teddy Purcell, Tyler Johnson, and Alex Killorn in the victory. Johnson opened the scoring at 13:35 of the second period.
Ben Bishop stopped 21 of 23 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Buffalo got goals from Cody Hodgson and Jamie McBain in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-3, while the Sabres were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 34-23.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Columbus.