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Maple Leafs Fall 5-3 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap

The Lightning got a 3-goal performance from Steven Stamkos as Tampa Bay handed Toronto a 5-3 defeat on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.

Tampa Bay won as a -127 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos (3), Radko Gudas, and Tyler Johnson in the victory. Gudas opened the scoring at 0:59 of the first period.

Ben Bishop turned in a 36-save effort for the Lightning.

Phil Kessel, Nikolai Kulemin, and Jake Gardiner scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.

Toronto got a 25-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 2-for-5, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Toronto outshot Tampa Bay 39-30 in the game.

Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Senators. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.