Lightning Clinch Playoff Spot With Montreal Win

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[April 02, 2014]  (Reuters)  The Tampa Bay Lightning ended a two-season playoff drought with a 3-1 win over Montreal on Tuesday that clinched their berth.

Rookie Tyler Johnson broke a 1-1 tie with a shorthanded goal at 12:41 in the third period to help lift the Lightning.

Alex Killorn added a late score for Tampa Bay (42-25-9) who tied Montreal (43-27-7) for second in the Atlantic Division.

Ben Bishop stopped 25 shots in the triumph.

(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; editing by Sudipto Ganguly)

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