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Ekholm's OT goal caps Predators rally vs. Lightning @NHL

Mattias Ekholm's power-play goal with 1:10 left in overtime gave the Nashville Predators a come-from-behind 3-2 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on Tuesday.

Predators forwards Cody Bass and Viktor Arvidsson scored goals 2:10 apart in the third period to erase the Lightning's 2-0 lead and help send the game to overtime.

Erik Condra and Jonathan Drouin scored for the Lightning. Condra opened the scoring at 2:58 of the second period, and Drouin made it 2-0 at 1:01 of the third.

Tampa Bay goalie Ray Emery made 10 saves without allowing a goal in 30:16 before being replaced by Adam Wilcox, who allowed three goals on 17 shots.

Nashville goalie Carter Hutton made 26 saves on 28 shots.

The overtime was played under the NHL's new 3-on-3 format. However, the Predators had a 4-on-3 power play when Ekholm scored the winner.

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