Horton scores 2 goals as Bruins top Lightning 4-2

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Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:43 pm

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Nathan Horton scored two goals, and the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Thursday night.

Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston, which improved to 6-1-1 on the road.

After blowing a two-goal lead, the Bruins took a 3-2 advantage on Marchand's goal from the slot with 6:02 to go in the second. Horton extended the lead to 4-2 when he redirected Zdeno Chara's pass at 2:33 of the third.

Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos and Cory Conacher, but the Lightning's two-game winning streak, which followed an 0-5-1 stretch, was snapped.

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