Recap - Lightning Defeat Vancouver 4-3
|Recap - Lightning Defeat Vancouver 4-3|
The Lightning beat Vancouver 4-3 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Ben Bishop's 25 saves.
Tampa Bay was favored by -205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Valtteri Filppula, Tom Pyatt, Steven Stamkos, and Ondrej Palat each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 17:56 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ondrej Palat and Ryan Callahan.
Ben Bishop stopped 25 of 28 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Alexandre Burrows (2) and Jannik Hansen scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Eddie Lack stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-4, while the Canucks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 30-28.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head home to face Nashville.