Tampa Bay vs Buffalo Recap - Lightning Win 4-3
Tampa Bay got a pair of goals from Steven Stamkos as the Lightning skated to a 4-3 victory over Buffalo on Saturday at First Niagara Center.
The Lightning were a -205 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos (2), Ryan Callahan, and Alex Killorn in the victory. Killorn opened the scoring at 17:52 of the first period.
Ben Bishop turned in a 26-save effort for the Lightning.
Matt D'Agostini, Cody Hodgson, and Cory Conacher scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Matt Hackett stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 2-for-4, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 33-28.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Red Wings. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.