nhl Game Recap
Recap - Lightning Defeat Los Angeles 4-2
Tampa Bay got a pair of goals from Steven Stamkos as the Lightning skated to a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday at Staples Center.
Tampa Bay was favored by -233 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 6.0.
Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos(2), Tyler Johnson, and Erik Cernak in the victory. Johnson opened the scoring at 5:48 of the second period.
Andrei Vasilevskiy turned in a 32-save effort for the Lightning.
Tyler Toffoli, and Alex Iafallo scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Andrei Vasilevskiy.
Jonathan Quick stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-2, while the Kings were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Tampa Bay 34-24 in the game.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Ducks. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arizona.