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Lightning evens series with 3-2 overtime win against the Red Wings

Lightning evens series with 3-2 overtime win against the Red Wings

Tyler Johnson led a stirring Tampa Bay rally late in regulation, then scored 2:25 into overtime to lift the Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Thursday night in Detroit, evening their playoff series at 2-2. The Red Wings led 2-0 in the third period before Johnson scored with 5:26 remaining. He then assisted on Ondrej Palat's tying goal 77 seconds later. Early in the extra session, defenseman Victor Hedman led an odd-man rush from the right side and slid the puck across the goal mouth. It deflected ever so slightly off goalie Petr Mrazek, but Johnson was able to shoot into an open net from a tough angle for his fourth goal of the series. Gustav Nyquist and Joakim...

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