Tampa Bay Falls 4-3 to Flyers - Recap
The Lightning came up short Tuesday against the Flyers, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Kimmo Timonen potted the shootout winner for Philadelphia. Scott Hartnell, James van Riemsdyk, and Darroll Powe each scored for the Flyers in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 12:42 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Claude Giroux and Jeff Carter.
Brian Boucher stopped 24 of 27 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Vincent Lecavalier, Dominic Moore, and Teddy Purcell scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Brian Boucher.
Tampa Bay got a 26-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 1-for-3, while the Lightning were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 29-27.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Panthers. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.