Gudas sends Bolts past Hurricanes with OT strike
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Radko Gudas scored 2:16 into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Gudas potted his second goal of the year after skating into the Carolina end and unleashing a rising shot that beat Justin Peters high to the glove side from the right circle.
Victor Hedman scored in the first period and Martin St. Louis tied the game with a power-play marker in the third for Tampa Bay, which won its fourth in a row. The Lightning also moved to 6-1-0 against Carolina since the beginning of the 2012-13 season.
Ben Bishop made 25 saves for the Lightning, while Peters stopped 47 shots.
Jiri Tlusty scored both goals for the Hurricanes, who have lost two straight and five of their last six contests.
12/21 21:50:57 ET