St. Louis scores in OT, Lightning beat Sharks

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Martin St. Louis scored his second goal of the game 4:27 into overtime, Steven Stamkos had two goals and two assists in his 300th NHL game, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Thursday night.

St. Louis got the winner from close range off a pass from Victor Hedman.

Stamkos has 158 goals and 298 points overall. Teddy Purcell and Steve Downie had the other Tampa Bay goals.

The Pacific Division-leading Sharks got goals from Logan Couture, Michal Handzus, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Colin White and Tommy Wingels, who got San Jose even at 5 during a 2-on-1 with 5:10 remaining in the third.

Stamkos made it 4-4 on his league-leading 39th goal from the slot 2:44 into the third. St. Louis gave the Lightning a 5-4 lead when his shot from along the goal-line went off a San Jose defender and past goalie Antti Niemi.