Stamkos, Johnson lift Lightning to victory

Posted on February 12, 2016

After Steven Stamkos tied it on the power play with 26.6 seconds left, Tyler Johnson scored the game-winning goal at 1:04 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory against the Nashville Predators at Amalie Arena on Friday.

Stamkos beat Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne with a one-timer from above the left faceoff circle to send the game to overtime.

"We pulled the goalie to get some extra space out there," Stamkos said. "My mindset was to try to get some pucks on net, and I did. It was a goal that was a long time coming for me and it came in a great situation. Hopefully, it can be something that gets us going."

 

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