Posted November 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula scored in the third period, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Connolly, playing in his second game since being recalled from Syracuse of the AHL, put Tampa Bay ahead 3-2 when he redirected Radko Gudas' shot at 8:37 of the third. Filppula made it 4-2 with 3:59 remaining. Alex Killorn had a goal and two assists and Steven Stamkos also scored for the Lightning, who have won all five games this season against Western Conference teams. St. Louis got goals from Alex Pietrangelo and Jaden Schwartz. Stamkos scored his 11th goal of the season to give Tampa Bay a 2-1 lead 1:43 into the second during a 2-on-1. The center, who has a goal in four consecutive games, briefly dragged the puck before putting an in-close shot past Jaroslav Halak. Schwartz got St. Louis even at 2-2 from the slot 2:02 after Stamkos' goal. Pietrangelo extended his goal-scoring streak to four games and put the Blues ...
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