TAMPA, Fla. - Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night.
Johnson scored from along the goal line 1:22 into the extra session.
Nikita Nesterov and Steven Stamkos also scored for the playoff-bound Lightning, who are battling Montreal for the Atlantic Division title. Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat had three assists apiece.
New Jersey, 1-6-3 over its last 10 games, got two goals from Steve Bernier, while Patrik Elias had the other Devils goal. Scott Gomez and Adam Henrique both had two assists.