Detroit vs Tampa Bay Recap - Lightning Win 4-2
Ondrej Palat scored a pair of goals against the Red Wings as Tampa Bay handed Detroit a 4-2 defeat on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The Lightning were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Ondrej Palat (2), Tom Pyatt, and Alex Killorn each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Palat opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 1:44 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Martin St. Louis and Victor Hedman.
Ben Bishop turned in a 31-save effort for the Lightning.
Daniel Alfredsson and Tomas Jurco scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Jimmy Howard stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 33-28.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Predators. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.