Lightning 2, Canadiens 1 (OT): Nate Thompson scored his second goal at 4:36 into overtime as visiting Tampa Bay edged Montreal to end a two-game slide.Thompson, who snapped a 23-game goal drought in the second period, worked his way to the front of the net to knock home defenseman Victor Hedman's short feed for the winner. Hedman finished with two assists and Ben Bishop made 28 saves in his return after taking a teammate's skate boot to the head in Thursday's game.Daniel Briere scored in his second straight game for the Canadiens, who had come in off two consecutive wins. Carey Price stopped 34 shots for Montreal, which was 0-of-4 on the power play - including one that stretched into overtime.Price easily turned aside rookie Nikita Kucherov's penalty shot 4:41 into the game and made 10 saves in the scoreless first period. The Lightning took the lead while a man down 5:58 into the second when Thompson's shot was deflected in off defenseman P.K. Subban's stick.Briere tied the game 7:25 into the third period, taking a cross-ice pass from captain Brian Gionta and beating Bishop to the stick side from the left circle. Price made a big stop on captain Martin St. Louis with under five minutes left in the third and Bishop stopped Tomas Plekanec's wicked wrist shot in the final seconds.GAME NOTEBOOK: The Lightning, who did not have a short-handed goal in the abbreviated 2012-13 campaign, boast six this season - three in the last five games. … Montreal LW Christian Thomas, the son of Lightning assistant coach Steve Thomas, made his debut and played his second NHL game. … Tampa Bay's second leading scorer C Valtteri Filppula (40 points) missed the game with a lower-body injury and was replaced in the lineup by C Tom Pyatt.
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