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Tampa Bay Skates Past New York 2-1 - Recap

The Lightning beat New York 2-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Cedrick Desjardins's Cedrick DesjardinsSaves saves.

The Lightning were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Tampa Bay got goals from Nate Thompson and Dana Tyrell in the victory. Tyrell opened the scoring at 13:03 of the first period.

Cedrick Desjardins turned in a 34-save effort for the Lightning.

Marian Gaborik scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Cedrick Desjardins.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-3, while the Rangers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Tampa Bay 35-33 in the game.

Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.