Recap - Wild Defeat Tampa Bay 2-1
|Recap - Wild Defeat Tampa Bay 2-1|
The Wild beat Tampa Bay 2-1 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Darcy Kuemper's 34 saves.
Minnesota was favored by -107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley and Nino Niederreiter in the victory. Niederreiter opened the scoring at 16:04 of the first period.
Darcy Kuemper turned in a 34-save effort for the Wild.
Valtteri Filppula scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Darcy Kuemper.
Ben Bishop stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 35-26.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Predators. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.