Lightning Rally to Defeat Bruins 5-3 to Tie NHL Playoff Series

May 21 (Bloomberg) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning came from behind to beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 and tie their National Hockey League playoff series at two games apiece.

Tampa Bay trailed 3-0 after one period before tying the game in the second period on two goals from Teddy Purcell and one from Sean Bergenheim. Simon Gagne gave the Lightning the lead early in the third period and Martin St. Louis capped the comeback with an empty-net goal in the final minute.

Patrice Bergeron scored two goals and Michael Ryder added one for Boston, which hosts Game 5 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final series in two days.

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