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Stralman scores in Game 2 return against Penguins

Lightning defenseman plays for first time since breaking leg March 25

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Stralman cuts the deficit in half

TBL@PIT, Gm2: Stralman finishes great feed in return

ECF, Gm2: In his return from injury, Anton Stralman buries Jonathan Marchessault's feed from the circle to bring the Lightning within a goal

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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman, playing his first game in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, scored a goal at 16:37 of the first period in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on Monday.

Stralman, who hadn't played since breaking his left fibula March 25, came late into the play, took a pass from Jonathan Marchessault and beat Pittsburgh goaltender Matt Murray.

The goal, Stralman's first since he scored against Pittsburgh on Feb. 20, cut the Penguins' lead to 2-1.

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