Tampa Bay vs Carolina Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 4-3
|Tampa Bay vs Carolina Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 4-3|
Tampa Bay got a pair of goals from Steven Stamkos as the Lightning skated to a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday at PNC Arena.
Tampa Bay won as a +157 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Steven Stamkos (2), Teddy Purcell, and Tim Wallace each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Wallace opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 5:58 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Shannon.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 24-save effort for the Lightning.
Anthony Stewart (2) and Jussi Jokinen scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Carolina got a 19-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 2-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Tampa Bay 27-23 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Washington.