New Jersey Falls 3-0 to Lightning - Recap
Ben Bishop stopped everything that New Jersey threw at him on Saturday, leading Tampa Bay to a 3-0 win at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The Lightning were a -158 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
B.J. Crombeen, Nate Thompson, and Michael Kostka each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Crombeen opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 12:26 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Michael Kostka and Valtteri Filppula.
Ben Bishop turned in a 23-save effort for the Lightning.
Martin Brodeur stopped 29 of 32 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-1, while the Devils were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot New Jersey 32-23 in the game.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Canucks. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.