Final Score: Tampa Bay 4, Atlanta 3 (OT)
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Steven Stamkos scored the game-winner at the 2:56 mark of overtime to help the Tampa Bay Lightning take a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena. On a 2-on-1 break, Martin St. Louis skated down the left side and slipped a pass over to the right side where Stamkos flipped it past Ondrej Pavelec for the win. Stamkos had an assist, Kurtis Foster had a goal and an assist while St. Louis added three assists for the Lightning, who had dropped three of four coming into the game. Antero Niittymaki made 28 saves to improve to 14-0-0 all-time against Atlanta in his career. Slava Kozlov and Tobias Enstrom each had a goal and an assist while Evander Kane added a goal for the Thrashers, who have dropped three straight after a four-game winning streak. Pavelec made 36 saves in the loss.