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Connolly Scores Tiebreaker as Lightning Top Blues

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula scored in the third

period, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on

Saturday night.

Connolly, playing in his second game since being recalled from Syracuse of

the AHL, put Tampa Bay ahead 3-2 when he redirected Radko Gudas' shot at 8:37 of

the third. Filppula made it 4-2 with 3:59 remaining.

Alex Killorn had a goal and two assists and Steven Stamkos also scored for

the Lightning, who have won all five games this season against Western

Conference teams.

St. Louis got goals from Alex Pietrangelo and Jaden Schwartz.

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