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Red-hot Blues rally to beat Lightning 2-1 in overtime

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By Dilip Vishwanat By Dilip Vishwanat

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko tied the game late in the third period and then Jaden Schwartz scored in overtime to give the streaking St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.

The Blues (33-13-4) tied a franchise record with points in 12 consecutive games. They have won six straight and are 11-0-1 in their last 12.

St. Louis, which got 30 saves from Brian Elliott, improved to 20-4-2 at home this season.

Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay (32-15-5) has struggled on the road this season, going 11-12-3 with four straight defeats.

Lightning rookie Cedric Paquette opened the scoring with his sixth goal in four games and 11th of the season at 5:20 of the first period.

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