With the game even at 1, Purcell carried the puck from the right circle into the slot and backhanded a shot past goalie Kari Lehtonen at 3:36 of the final period for Purcell's 11th of the season.
Martin St. Louis had the primary assist on each of Purcell's goals.
The Lightning have won two straight following a seven-game winless streak (0-6-1).
Tom Wandell scored and Lehtonen stopped 20 shots for the Stars, 1-4-1 in their last six.
- Sports & Recreation/Ice Hockey
- Sports & Recreation
- Teddy Purcell
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Kari Lehtonen
- Mathieu Garon