Florida Falls 4-3 to Lightning - Recap
The Panthers came up short Sunday against the Lightning, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Tampa Bay won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Steven Stamkos, who beat Jacob Markstrom in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Tampa Bay. Martin St. Louis, Steven Stamkos, and Radko Gudas each scored for the Lightning in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 0:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Steven Stamkos and Ryan Malone.
Anders Lindback stopped 29 of 32 Florida shots in the victory.
Brad Boyes, Shawn Matthias, and Nick Bjugstad scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Florida got a 25-stop effort from Jacob Markstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 1-for-3, while the Panthers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 32-28.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.