Tampa Bay Ices Dallas 4-2 - Recap
Ben Bishop stopped 39 of 41 shots fired at him by Dallas, as the Lightning skated to a 4-2 victory Saturday at American Airlines Center.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis (2), Sami Salo, and Nate Thompson in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring at 1:25 of the first period.
Ben Bishop turned in a 39-save effort for the Lightning.
Dallas got goals from Vernon Fiddler and Antoine Roussel in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-2, while the Stars were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 41-21.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Stars will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.