Tampa Bay Ices Toronto 4-3 - Recap
Martin St. Louis scored a pair of goals against the Maple Leafs as Tampa Bay handed Toronto a 4-3 defeat on Tuesday at Air Canada Centre.
Bettors who backed the Lightning were rewarded as -112 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Martin St. Louis (2), Simon Gagne, and Ryan Malone each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Malone opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 5:18 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Simon Gagne.
Dan Ellis turned in a 22-save effort for the Lightning.
Nikolai Kulemin (2) and Kris Versteeg scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Dan Ellis.
Jonas Gustavsson stopped 35 of 39 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Toronto 39-25 in the game.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Bruins. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.