Tampa Bay Ices Edmonton 4-2 - Recap
|Tampa Bay Ices Edmonton 4-2 - Recap|
Ben Bishop stopped 38 shots against Edmonton on Thursday, leading Tampa Bay to a 4-2 victory at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Bettors who backed the Lightning were rewarded as -185 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 6.
Steven Stamkos (2), Valtteri Filppula, and Tyler Johnson each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 7:37 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Ben Bishop turned in a 38-save effort for the Lightning.
Edmonton got goals from Taylor Hall and Taylor Fedun in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 40-26.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.