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Lightning Down Florida 6-1 - Match Report

Lightning Down Florida 6-1 - Match Report

Florida couldn't hang with the Lightning on Monday as Tampa Bay blasted the Panthers 6-1 at BB&T Center.

The Lightning were a -101 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

J.T. Brown (2), Martin St. Louis, Valtteri Filppula, Tyler Johnson, and Alex Killorn each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Killorn opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 19:15 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Valtteri Filppula and Victor Hedman.

Ben Bishop turned in a 28-save effort for the Lightning.

Florida got a goal from Sean Bergenheim in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Florida got a 30-stop effort from Scott Clemmensen in the loss.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-4, while the Panthers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 36-29.

Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Canadiens. Florida, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.