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NHL: Boston 5, Tampa Bay 3

Feb. 24, 2008 at 1:44 AM   |   Comments

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Glen Murray scored twice, including the game winner Saturday when the Boston Bruins downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3.

Murray's 13th goal this season gave Boston the lead for good at 18:25 of the second period. Later he scored his 14th just 17 seconds in to the third.

Boston's Milan Lucic, Mark Stuart and P.J. Axelsson also scored, while netminder Alex Auld stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Bruins, who have won four of their last five contests.

They have won eight of their last 10 road games.

Tampa Bay got one goal each from Michel Ouellet, Mathieu Darche and Vaclav Prospal.

Johan Holmqvist was beaten five times on 28 shots for the Lightning, who have lost four in a row and are 0-20-2 this season when trailing after two periods.

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