Frank Vatrano tallied his team-leading sixth game-winning goal as the Florida Panthers beat the host Tampa Bay Lightning and league top goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy 5-3 on Saturday night in St. Petersburg, Fla. Vatrano raced in and beat Vasilevskiy -- the NHL's leader with 26 wins -- with a backhander in the second period as the Lightning netminder ultimately suffered a loss on home ice for the first time in 15 games this season.
Carolina Hurricanes (29-10-4, first in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (29-13-2, third in the Central Division) Tampa, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -137, Hurricanes +114; over/under is 0 BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Central Division-leading Carolina Hurricanes. The Lightning are 29-13-2 against the rest of their division.
So you really can’t equate that to playing a good game. It was a step forward, and we did a lot of good things, but in the end, you can’t be giving those chances up, and you can’t be giving those goals up. Tampa Bay logged 31 shots on goal to Florida’s 32.