Panthers Fall 4-3 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap
The Panthers came up short Sunday against the Lightning, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by -101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Dominic Moore, who beat Jose Theodore in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay got goals from Ryan Malone, Teddy Purcell, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Malone opened the scoring at 16:20 of the second period.
Dwayne Roloson turned in a 28-save effort for the Lightning.
Brian Campbell, Tomas Kopecky, and Mike Santorelli scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Dwayne Roloson.
Jose Theodore stopped 34 of 37 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Florida went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot Tampa Bay 40-37 in the game.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.