Steven Stamkos gave the struggling Tampa Bay Lightning a big lift with a quick goal.
Stamkos scored his 19th goal of the season 30 seconds into overtime and the Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Thursday night.
''We're struggling to get wins, and you need to take them anyway you get them,'' Stamkos said. ''Hopefully this is the start of something good.''
Stamkos got the winner from in close off a nifty pass from Eric Brewer.
Teddy Purcell, Tom Pyatt, Ryan Malone and Nate Thompson also scored for the Lightning, who had lost seven of eight.
''We feel we've been playing better, but sometimes that doesn't show up on the scoresheet,'' Brewer said. ''We found a way to win even though it was a bit of a goofy game at times.''
Calgary got goals from Matt Stajan, Jarome Iginla, Rene Bourque and Olli Jokinen. The Flames are 6-3-1 over their last 10 games.
''We can't keep throwing these points away,'' Flames defenseman Derek Smith said. ''We're beating ourselves, and if we want to...