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Lightning vs Rangers Final: 2-1 - Recap

Tampa Bay skated to a 2-1 victory over New York on Sunday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.

Bettors who backed the Lightning were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring at 5:04 of the first period.

Dwayne Roloson stopped 22 of 23 New York shots in the victory.

New York got a goal from Brandon Prust in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 17 of 19 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-6, while the Rangers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 23-19.

Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Buffalo.