Detroit vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 2-1
The Red Wings came up short Thursday against the Lightning, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Lightning were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Martin St. Louis clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 6 for the Lightning. Tampa Bay got goals from Nikita Kucherov in the victory. Kucherov opened the scoring at 19:16 of the second period.
Ben Bishop stopped 28 of 29 Detroit shots in the victory.
Kyle Quincey scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Detroit got a 26-stop effort from Jonas Gustavsson in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-4, while the Red Wings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Tampa Bay 29-27 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Pittsburgh.