Lightning pulls one out against Nashville

by Gary Shelton on February 13, 2016 · 1 comment

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Johnson scored the game-winner in overtime./ANDREW J. KRAMER

Johnson scored the game-winner in overtime./ANDREW J. KRAMER

Saturday, 5:59 a.m.

How much difference is there between winning and losing? Between success and failure? Between a keeper of a game and a lost cause?

For the Lightning, the answer is 27 seconds.

Asked again, it is 64 seconds.

As quick as two finger-snaps, the Lightning pulled out a game against the Nashville Predators on Friday night. Steven Stamkos scored to tie the game with 27 seconds left in regulations, and Tyler Johnson scored 64 seconds in overtime to lead the win.

It was the Lightning's ninth straight win at home, but the team was riding a two-game losing streak from its road trip to Canada.

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Cecil DeBald February 14, 2016 at 9:37 am

Checked the standings, man, is it going to be a tight race for a playoff slot! Go Lightning!

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