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Steven Stamkos scored twice, including a power-play goal 2:41 into overtime, to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Stamkos leads the NHL with 47 goals. Teddy Purcell extended his career-best point streak to nine games with a power-play goal in the third period, and Tim Wallace netted the first goal of his career. Mathieu Garon had 20 saves in the win. Tampa Bay won in overtime for the second straight night after beating the New York Rangers at home on Friday. Anthony Stewart had two goals in his first multipoint game for Carolina, and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the Hurricanes. Carolina captain Eric Staal, who had two assists, extended his NHL-best point streak to 11 games and his assist streak to 10. Staal matched the marks he and Cory Stillman share for the club's longest scoring streaks since it moved from Hartford in 1997. Cam Ward, playing in his 400th NHL game, stopped 24 shots in the loss. Chad LaRose played in h...
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