Lightning Down Columbus 3-2 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Dwayne Roloson foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Tampa Bay over Columbus Tuesday.
The Lightning were a -161 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.
Ryan Malone clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Lightning. Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos (2) in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 17:52 of the first period.
Dwayne Roloson turned in a 28-save effort for the Lightning.
R.J. Umberger and Derick Brassard scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Dwayne Roloson.
Columbus got a 20-stop effort from Mathieu Garon in the loss.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 30-22.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Thrashers. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.