Lightning Survive In 2OT

June 5, 2004

2004 Playoffs

Martin St. Louis scored 33 seconds into double overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning forced a decisive Game Seven in the Stanley Cup Finals by beating the Calgary Flames 3-2.

"I was just trying to get as much of the puck as I could," St. Louis said. "I saw (Taylor) shoot it and I was looking for a rebound ... it wasn't a good angle but I just wanted to put it on net."

"It's one game, winner takes all. I don't think you could write a better script," Lightning left wing Chris Dingman said. "It's one game in our building, that's what we played all year for, home ice. We just have to take advantage of it."

"We've been through adversity all through the playoffs. We've been in this situation before," Flames left wing Marcus Nilson said. "It's just another challenge. It's another one-game mission."

Game Seven is Monday night in Tampa.

"It's been a hell of a series, and it's fitting we have a Game 7," Lightning coach John Tortorella said.

"I just thought some of our guys that play a lot and expect to be really good for us just weren't sharp tonight," Calgary coach Darryl Sutter said. "But I don't think uptight, no."

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