NHL round-up: Tampa Bay Lightning extend lead at the top of the Atlantic Division, Edmonton Oilers score seven

Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman
Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman

The Tampa Bay Lightning extended their lead at the top of the NHL's Atlantic Division with a 4-3 comeback win against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Trailing by two goals heading into the third period, the Lightning rallied to produce three in the space of 10 minutes.

Leading points-scorer Nikita Kucherov tied the game with a shot that deflected off the skate of the Maple Leafs' Morgan Rielly, before Alex Killorn netted the winner off a pass from Anthony Cirelli.

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves for his 41st win - the best in the NHL and a Lightning record.

Artemi Panarin scored a hat-trick to help power Columbus to their ninth win in a row.

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The Blue Jackets toppled the New York Rangers 5-3, moving them into third place in the Metropolitan Division.

Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers celebrate one of their seven goals

A 4-3 victory against the Dallas Stars helped the Washington Capitals extend their lead in that division, with Alex Ovechkin scoring his 44th goal this season.

Jonathan Marchessault ended an 11-game goalless drought as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1, while the goals came thick and fast in the Florida Panthers' 7-2 triumph over the Ottawa Senators.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins lost ground in their bid to take over the top spot in the Metropolitan Division, losing 4-1 to the New York Islanders.

And the Chicago Blackhawks saw their hopes of clinching a play-off place fade completely with a 5-1 defeat against the Colorado Avalanche.

Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Flyers suffered a 5-4 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings, while the Winnipeg Jets set a team record for the most wins a season with a 2-1 defeat of the Los Angeles Kings.

The Edmonton Oilers toppled the Carolina Hurricanes 7-3 and the San Jose Sharks overcame the New Jersey Devils 6-2.

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