Recap - Lightning Defeat New York 5-0
|Recap - Lightning Defeat New York 5-0|
Hockey bettors who backed the Lightning on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Tampa Bay easily handled New York 5-0 at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis (2), Teddy Purcell (2), and Nikita Kucherov in the victory. Kucherov opened the scoring at 2:12 of the first period.
Ben Bishop stopped 37 of 37 New York shots in the victory.
New York got a 18-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.
Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-25.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Flyers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.