Lightning Fall 4-1 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Niklas Backstrom made 37 stops Sunday to lead the Wild over the Lightning 4-1 at St. Pete Times Forum.
Minnesota won as a +150 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got goals from John Madden, Eric Nystrom, Antti Miettinen, and Cal Clutterbuck in the victory. Clutterbuck opened the scoring at 7:16 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 37 of 38 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Tampa Bay got a goal from Martin St. Louis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tampa Bay got a 14-stop effort from Dan Ellis in the loss.
Minnesota scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 38-18.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face New York.