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Killorn scores tiebreaking goal, Bishop has 30 saves, and the Lightning beat Red Wings 3-1

  • Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, bottom left, looks back for a rebound as Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) and Tampa Bay Lightning's Alex Killorn reach for it during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

    Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, bottom left, looks back for a rebound as Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) and Tampa Bay Lightning's Alex Killorn reach for it during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Lightning's Anton Stralman, of Sweden, avoids the check of Detroit Red Wings' Riley Sheahan during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

    Tampa Bay Lightning's Anton Stralman, of Sweden, avoids the check of Detroit Red Wings' Riley Sheahan during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar (21), of Slovakia, celebrates a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

    Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar (21), of Slovakia, celebrates a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

Alex Killorn scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, Ben Bishop made 30 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Friday night.

Tampa Bay also got goals from Anton Stralman and from Steven Stamkos, who got his 40th this season on late empty-netter. The second-place Lightning hold an eight-point advantage over the Red Wings in the Atlantic Division.

Tomas Tatar scored for the Red Wings, who have lost 6 of 8. Detroit is 9-11-6 in Atlantic Division games.

Killorn put the Lightning ahead 2-1 by beating Jimmy Howard from the low slot off nice passes by Victor Hedman and Jonathan Drouin about halfway through the third.

Tampa Bay has outscored opponents 90-59 during the third period, and are 12-3-3 when the game is tied after two periods.