St. Louis vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 4-2
The Lightning earned a 4-2 victory over the Blues on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Valtteri Filppula, Steven Stamkos, Brett Connolly, and Alex Killorn each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Killorn opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 10:44 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Ben Bishop turned in a 28-save effort for the Lightning.
Alex Pietrangelo and Jaden Schwartz scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-3, while the Blues were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 30-25.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Oilers. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.