Tampa Bay Ices Montreal 2-1 - Recap
The Lightning earned a 2-1 victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday at St. Pete Times Forum.
Tampa Bay won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Adam Hall and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 8:42 of the first period.
Mathieu Garon turned in a 23-save effort for the Lightning.
David Desharnais scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.
Montreal got a 20-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Tampa Bay 24-22 in the game.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Montreal, they head home to face Minnesota.