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Lightning Down Carolina 4-1 - Match Report

Lightning Down Carolina 4-1 - Match Report

Mathieu Garon stopped 35 shots against Carolina on Tuesday, leading Tampa Bay to a 4-1 victory at PNC Arena.

The Lightning were a +142 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Ryan Malone, Tom Pyatt, Keith Aulie, and Cory Conacher each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Pyatt opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 5:18 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Vincent Lecavalier and Matt Carle.

Mathieu Garon stopped 35 of 36 Carolina shots in the victory.

Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Mathieu Garon.

Cam Ward stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-6, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 36-26.

Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face Buffalo.