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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Minnesota Wild Wrap - Minnesota Wins 3-2

The Lightning came up short Thursday against the Wild, falling 3-2.

Minnesota was an underdog by +138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.

Minnesota got goals from Joel Eriksson Ek, Ryan Suter, and Zach Parise in the victory. Parise opened the scoring at 14:17 of the first period.

Alex Stalock turned in a 18-save effort for the Wild.

Nikita Kucherov(2) scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Alex Stalock.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Minnesota scored 1 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Tampa Bay 23-20 in the game.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.