NHL: Tampa Bay 3, Buffalo 2

Oct. 26, 2013 at 9:43 PM

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Martin St. Louis and Ondrej Palat each scored within a 1 1/2-minute span late in the game Saturday, rallying the Tampa Bay Lightning over Buffalo 3-2.

Tampa Bay was down 2-1 with 5:41 left in the third period when St. Louis netted his sixth of the season on a one-timer off a pass from Steven Stamkos for the equalizer.

Less than 2 minutes later, Palat dug out the rebound of a Tyler Johnson shot and put it past Ryan Miller for the go-ahead tally.

Johnson also scored for the Bolts, who improved to 7-3-0 on the season.

Ben Bishop stopped 20-of-22 shot in the victory.

Thomas Vanek and Brian Flynn each had a goal and Miller ended up with 36 saves for the Sabres, who fell for the fourth time in five games.

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