NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Brad Richards scored with 2:23 to go in overtime Thursday, giving the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay.
The Rangers won for the third time in four games, overcoming a third-period deficit after losing the lead in the second.
Steven Stamkos opened the scoring for Tampa Bay with 1:04 to go in the first period with his league-leading 36th of the season.
Richards' goal came on New York's first shot of the extra period. New York has defeated Tampa Bay in two of their three meetings this season.