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|Stamkos Powers Tampa Bay To OT Win Against Chicago
|TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos posted his fourth career hat trick, Vincent Lecavalier scored at 4:06 in overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Friday night.
Stamkos had three goals during a wild second period that featured each team scoring four times.
Lecavalier scored the game-winner from the low slot off a pass from Martin St. Louis, who finished with three assists.
Tampa Bay also got a goal from Brett Connolly. The Lightning have won four consecutive home games.
Patrick Sharp scored twice for the Blackhawks, who had won three straight. Marian Hossa and Daniel Carcillo also scored.
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