Rangers Upended By Lightning in OT
Ryan Malone scored 1:58 into overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday night.
Malone beat Henrik Lundqvist from the slot as his game-winner stopped a personal 10-game goal drought.
Brandon Dubinsky got the Rangers even at 3 from the left circle with 3:27 left in the third.
Steven Stamkos scored his league-leading 45th goal from slot at 10:17 of the third to give the Lightning a 3-2 lead.
Tom Pyatt and Teddy Purcell also scored for the Lightning, who moved within four points of eighth-place Winnipeg in the East. Purcell added two assists.
Artem Anisimov and Marian Gaborik had other Rangers’ goals. New York dropped to 29-1-3 when scoring the game’s first goal.
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