COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Steven Stamkos
scored his 20th goal of the season and Mathieu Garon
made 24 saves Saturday in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-2 win over Columbus.
Stamkos became the first NHL player to reach the 20-goal mark with what turned out to be the game-winner midway through the final frame off a feed from Vincent Lecavalier.
Blair Jones and Eric Brewer also scored for the Lightning, who won for just the third time in 10 games.
Garon, a former Blue Jacket who left the team to sign a two-deal deal with the Lightning during the off-season, stopped all 12 shots he saw in the final period.
R.J. Umberger and Rick Nash found the net and Steve Mason made 25 stops for the Blue Jackets.
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