Recap - Jets Defeat Tampa Bay 2-1
|Recap - Jets Defeat Tampa Bay 2-1|
The Jets earned a 2-1 victory over the Lightning on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Winnipeg won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Winnipeg got goals from Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in the victory. Wheeler opened the scoring at 5:25 of the first period.
Al Montoya stopped 28 of 29 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Tampa Bay got a goal from Nate Thompson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tampa Bay got a 34-stop effort from Anders Lindback in the loss.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 0-for-3, while the Lightning were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 36-29.
Winnipeg looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.