Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/25/11
Mathieu Garon made 36 saves to help lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a sweep of their home-and-home series with the Buffalo Sabres with a 4-3 comeback win on Tuesday night. Vincent Lecavalier, Nate Thompson, Steven Stamkos, and Ryan Malone all scored for the Lightning (4-3-2), who defeated the Sabres 3-0 on Saturday in Tampa Bay. Garon made his third straight start after registering his 20th career shutout Saturday. He tightened up after allowing two goals on Buffalo's first three shots, giving Tampa Bay a chance to erase an early two-goal deficit and win its third straight. Brad Boyes had a goal and assist, and Thomas Vanek and Nathan Gerbe scored for the Sabres (5-3-0), who've now squandered leads in both of their losses in Buffalo so far this season. Ryan Miller, making his fourth consecutive start, finished with 19 saves for Buffalo. Up 3-2 after two periods, Malone pushed the lead to 4-2 with a breakaway goal with 1:23 to go in regulation, but Gerbe cut it to one goal just ...
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