SUNRISE, Fla. – Kris Letang scored two goals, including the winner on a power play in overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for the Penguins, and Jeff Zatkoff made 40 saves.
In overtime, Crosby passed across to Letang in the left circle and his one-timer beat Luongo on the stick side 1:27 in.
The Penguins won for the fifth time in six games, snapping the Panthers five-game win streak.
Jussi Jokinen and a goal and an assist and Aleksander Barkov also scored for the Panthers. Roberto Luongo stopped 32 shots.
Trailing 2-0, Pittsburgh scored twice in the final 5:04 of regulation to tie the game.
The Penguins closed to 2-1 on Letang's first goal. Crosby passed from the boards to Letang in the left circle, and Letang beat Luongo. The assist by Crosby was his 900th career point, the 10th-fastest to reach the milestone. Crosby finished the game with 902 points, joining Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr as the only three Penguins to record at least 900.
Pittsburgh tied it on Crosby's late goal. Letang's shot bounced off Crosby in the side of the crease and into the net with 1:15 left in regulation.
Barkov's short-handed goal with 10:45 left in the third stretched the Panthers' lead to 2-0. Barkov got free in the middle, took a pass from Jokinen along the boards and backhanded the puck past Zatkoff.
Jokinen put the Panthers ahead 1-0 with a power-play goal at 6:03 of the second. Jokinen shot from below the left circle almost at the goal line. His bad-angle shot ricocheted off Zatkoff's stick and went high into the net. Jokinen has a point in six straight games.
The Panthers took 20 shots in the first period, a season high.
NOTES: Crosby has 10 goals and eight assists during a 10-game point streak. ... Penguins C Evgeni Malkin missed his second game with a lower-body injury. ... The Panthers have recorded a power-play goal in five consecutive games. ... Panthers D Brent Regner made his NHL debut. The 26-year-old Regner replaced Erik Gudbranson, who missed the game with an upper-body injury. ... The sellout crowd of 20,295 is a season-high for the Panthers and the third-largest in team history.
This story has been corrected to Luongo making 32 saves.