Erik Karlsson scored at 4:29 of overtime and the Ottawa Senators rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Tuesday night.
Mike Hoffman and Mika Zibanejad also scored for the Senators as Craig Anderson, making his 55th start of the season, made 23 saves.
Nino Niederreiter and Ryan Carter scored for the Wild, who have a one-point lead on the Colorado Avalanche for the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference. Devan Dubnyk stopped 17 shots.
The Senators were looking to carry momentum from a 4-0 win over Toronto on Saturday, but struggled against the stingy Wild.
Despite their struggles, the Senators managed to give life to the crowd as Zibanejad tied the game 2-2 with 7.1 seconds remaining in regulation.
Leading 2-1 midway through the third, the Wild showed desperation as Jared Spurgeon blocked three Zibanejad shots while short-handed. Spurgeon was hurting as he struggled to get off the ice and went right down the tunnel.
After putting together a couple of great chances with the man advantage, the Senators gave up the go-ahead goal as Carter came out of the penalty box.
Coming down the wing, Mikael Granlund passed to Carter who tipped it past Anderson to give the Wild a 2-1 lead at 5:14 of the third.
Ottawa hasn't scored a power-play goal in its past seven games, its longest stretch of the season.
The Senators had a couple of good chances early in the period, but it wasn't until 13:38 of the second that they managed to beat Dubnyk.
Hoffman, with his first goal in eight games, wristed a shot from just inside the blue line to tie the game 1-1.
The game had barely started before the Senators were down 1-0. The Wild scored on their first rush up the ice as Niederreiter beat Anderson short side.
Ottawa has given up the first goal in 32 of its past 45 games.
Zack Smith extended his nine-game point streak, but had his five-game goal streak come to an end.
NOTES: LW Matt Puempel and D Patrick Wiercioch were a healthy scratch for the Senators.