Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist, and Mathieu Garon stopped 26 shots to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night.
Stamkos' second-period goal gave him the NHL lead with 20. He came into the night sharing it with Milan Michalek of idle Ottawa.
Blair Jones and Eric Brewer also added rare goals for the Lightning, who won for the third time in 10 games.
Garon, who spent two seasons with the Blue Jackets, returned to Columbus for the first time since signing with the Lightning as a free agent last summer.
R.J. Umberger and Rick Nash scored for Columbus, which also got two assists from Vinny Prospal.
Garon made several big saves in the closing minutes as the Blue Jackets turned up the pressure. Umberger's blind, between-the-legs centering pass to Derek Dorsett was loose in the crease for an instant before Garon covered it.
The Blue Jackets had a man advantage with 3 minutes left when rookie John Moore had a clear shot from the slot, bu...