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Lightning Down Florida 5-2 - Match Report

The Lightning earned a 5-2 victory over the Panthers on Tuesday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a -162 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier, Tom Pyatt, Dana Tyrell, Steven Stamkos, and Cory Conacher in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 11:09 of the first period.

Anders Lindback turned in a 26-save effort for the Lightning.

Tomas Fleischmann and Peter Mueller scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.

Florida got a 28-stop effort from Jose Theodore in the loss.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 2-for-5, while the Panthers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay outshot Florida 33-28 in the game.

Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.