Lightning vs Canadiens Final: 3-1 - Recap
|Lightning vs Canadiens Final: 3-1 - Recap|
The Lightning earned a 3-1 victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Ryan Callahan, Tyler Johnson, and Alex Killorn each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Callahan opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 9:19 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ondrej Palat and Victor Hedman.
Ben Bishop turned in a 25-save effort for the Lightning.
Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Carey Price stopped 30 of 32 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Tampa Bay scored 2 times on 9 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 33-26.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Ottawa.