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Washington Falls 5-3 to Lightning - Recap

Sean Bergenheim scored twice to lead the Lightning over Washington 5-3 on Wednesday at St. Pete Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Sean Bergenheim (2), Martin St. Louis, Marc-Andre Bergeron, and Ryan Malone in the victory. Malone opened the scoring at 12:37 of the first period.

Dwayne Roloson stopped 33 of 36 Washington shots in the victory.

Washington got goals from Marco Sturm, John Erskine, and John Carlson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Washington got a 32-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.

Tampa Bay scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 37-36.