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Recap - Lightning Defeat New York 5-0

Hockey bettors who backed the Lightning on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Tampa Bay easily handled New York 5-0 at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis (2), Teddy Purcell (2), and Nikita Kucherov in the victory. Kucherov opened the scoring at 2:12 of the first period.

Ben Bishop stopped 37 of 37 New York shots in the victory.

New York got a 18-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.

Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-25.

Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Flyers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.