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Pouliot scores 2 goals, including winner in OT, to lead Lightning to 6-5 win over Panthers

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    Florida Panthers' Jonathan Huberdeau (11) checks Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos (91) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) (The Associated Press)

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    Florida Panthers' Jerred Smithson (25) scores the game tying goal, 3-3, against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39) as Nate Thompson (44) defends in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) (The Associated Press)

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    Florida Panthers' George Parros (22) checks Tampa Bay Lightning's Marc-Andre Bergeron (47) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) (The Associated Press)

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    Florida Panthers goalie Jose Theodore (60) blocks a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning's Tom Pyatt (11) in the first period of an NHL hockey game as Marcel Goc (57) defends in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) (The Associated Press)

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    Florida Panthers' Jerred Smithson, right, celebrates with teammate Alex Kovalev (27) after scoring the game tying goal, 3-3, against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) (The Associated Press)

Benoit Pouliot scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 6-5 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

Steven Stamkos also scored twice, and Teddy Purcell and Alexander Killorn once each for the Lightning. Anders Lindback made 25 saves.

Purcell's goal with 11 seconds left in regulation tied it 5-all as his shot from the slot hit off the post and into the net. On the winning score, the puck bounced off the end boards and out to Pouliot, who was open in front. His wrist shot went into the net 1:19 into overtime.

The Lightning ended a six-game losing streak and got their first victory since Feb. 1st against Winnipeg.

Tomas Kopecky and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in the third period goals to put the Panthers ahead. Jerred Smithson, Jack Skille, and Shawn Matthias also scored and Jose Theodore stopped 30 shots.