Tampa Bay Ices Chicago 3-2 - Recap
|Tampa Bay Ices Chicago 3-2 - Recap|
The Blackhawks came up short Saturday against the Lightning, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
The Lightning were a +188 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Valtteri Filppula, who beat Corey Crawford in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis and Teddy Purcell in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring at 10:08 of the third period.
Ben Bishop turned in a 37-save effort for the Lightning.
Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Corey Crawford stopped 14 of 16 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 39-16.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face St. Louis.