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Published on NewsOK Modified: January 18, 2014 at 9:32 pm •  Published: January 18, 2014
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Martin St. Louis tied a Tampa Bay Lightning record with four goals, but Joe Pavelski responded scored three of his own in the second period to help the San Jose Sharks rally for a 5-4 victory on Saturday.

Pavelski beat goalie Ben Bishop twice in a span of 21 seconds midway through the period, and then added the winner a minute before the intermission.

St. Louis scored three times in a span of 7:34 in the first period for his eighth NHL hat trick. The Lightning captain's fourth goal early in the second tied the team mark set by Chris Kontos against Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Ed Belfour and the Chicago Blackhawks in Tampa Bay's inaugural game on Oct. 7, 1992.

Matt Nieto and Patrick Marleau put San Jose ahead 2-1 with goals three minutes apart midway through the first period. St. Louis scored his first goal in between, then struck twice more against Antti Niemi before the intermission.

RANGERS 4, SENATORS 1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Derek Stepan broke a 13-game goal drought and added two assists in the New York Rangers' win over Ottawa.

After falling behind 1-0 in the first period, the Rangers (26-21-3) got goals from Brad Richards, Rick Nash, Stepan and Mats Zuccarello, and won for the fifth time in six games.

Richards has nine points in his past eight games.

Cam Talbot gave Henrik Lundqvist a rest and made 27 saves for his 10th win of the season. Talbot improved to 6-0 in Saturday games.

Marc Methot scored the lone goal for the Senators (21-19-9), who received 26 saves from Craig Anderson. Ottawa had an eight-game point streak snapped (6-0-2) and fell to 1-3-2 at home in afternoon games.

JETS 3, OILERS 2, OT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Winnipeg defenseman Jacob Trouba scored his second goal of the game 1:10 into overtime to lift the Jets over Edmonton.

Fellow rookie Mark Scheifele also scored for the Jets, who have won three straight since Paul Maurice took over as coach after Claude Noel was fired on Jan. 12.

Jordan Eberle and David Perron had the goals for the Oilers, who went 0-4 on a Central Division road trip and were outscored 17-8.

Edmonton lost this one when Jets forward Blake Wheeler found Trouba alone in front of the net for the winning goal after he nearly scored himself.

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 20 shots for Winnipeg (22-23-5), and Ilya Bryzgalov made 36 saves for Edmonton.

RED WINGS 3, KINGS 2, SO

DETROIT (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored and Jimmy Howard stopped all three shots he faced in a shootout, lifting Detroit past Los Angeles.

The Red Wings, who lost their two previous games 1-0, received a big break late in regulation.

Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall's shot was deflected and bounced off the net out of play, came back and struck goalie Jonathan Quick's back, and went in to tie the game with 26.1 seconds left.

The Kings tried to protest, but the goal wasn't reviewable because none of the officials blew a whistle to stop play when the puck hit the net.

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