Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/2/13
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TAMPA – It took a back-up goaltender, of all things, to finally slow down the Tampa Bay Lightning. Martin Biron made 30 saves behind a stout New York Rangers defense on Saturday and held on for a 3-2 win that broke the Tampa Bay Lightning’s five-game win streak and sent them to their first loss in five home games. Scoring was minimal -- partly because just three penalties were called -- in a game featuring two backups. Biron was making his first start of the season as all-star Henrik Lundquist rested after starting his seventh game on Friday. The Lightning entered averaging 5.29 goals per game and had scored eight in a win against Winnipeg on Friday. Mathieu Garon was sharp for the Lightning (6-2-0) until the final period, when Rick Nash scored twice to break a 1-1 tie. Nash gave York took a 2-1 lead with 16:56 left in regulation when he eluded defenseman Victor Hedman with the puck along the right side and curled in along the back line to slip a shot by Garon. It was Nash’s...
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