>> Montreal Skates Past Tampa Bay 4-3 - Recap
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The Lightning came up short Tuesday against the Canadiens, falling 4-3.
Montreal won as a -165 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Montreal got goals from Daniel Briere, Lars Eller, Max Pacioretty, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. Briere opened the scoring at 2:24 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 20-save effort for the Canadiens.
Tampa Bay got goals from Victor Hedman, Tyler Johnson, and Ondrej Palat in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Anders Lindback stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 37-23.