Dallas vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Dallas Wins 5-2
|Dallas vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Dallas Wins 5-2|
Dallas earned a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay behind a 2-goal performance from Jamie Benn on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The Stars were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Dallas got goals from Jamie Benn (2), Vernon Fiddler, Tyler Seguin, and Antoine Roussel in the victory. Benn opened the scoring at 0:40 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 27-save effort for the Stars.
Steven Stamkos and Andrej Sustr scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Tampa Bay got a 23-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.
On the power play, Dallas went 0-for-5, while the Lightning were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 29-28.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.