Stamkos scores in OT to lift Lightning over Flames

Steven Stamkos scored his 19th goal of the season 30 seconds into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Thursday night.

Stamkos got the winner from in close off a nifty pass from Eric Brewer.

Teddy Purcell, Tom Pyatt, Ryan Malone and Nate Thompson also scored for the Lightning, who had lost seven of eight.

Calgary got goals from Matt Stajan, Jarome Iginla, Rene Bourque and Olli Jokinen. The Flames are 6-3-1 over their last 10 games.

Calgary rebounded from a two-goal, third-period deficit when Bourque scored on a breakaway in the opening minute and Jokinen redirected Alex Tanguay's shot past Mathieu Garon during a power play with 3:12 to go in regulation.

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