TAMPA, Fla. – Vladislav Namestnikov completed a hat trick in overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Friday night to extend a season-high four-game winning streak.
Valtteri Filppula and Anton Stralman also scored for Tampa Bay and Steven Stamkos had two assists. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves.
Pittsburgh got goals from Kris Letang, Patric Hornqvist, Trevor Daley and Chris Kunitz. Evgeni Malkin had two assists, giving him 23 assists and 42 points in 31 games against Tampa Bay.
Namestnikov scored the winner from in close 2:11 into the extra session.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 20 saves for the Penguins.
Pittsburgh rallied from two down for a one-goal lead on third-period goals by Daley (10:13) and Kunitz (13:48) before Stralman tied it 4-4 with 4:39 left.
Tampa Bay made the Penguins pay for three minor penalties over a 69-second span midway through the second. After Filppula scored during a 5-on-3 at 8:12, Namestnikov put the Lightning up 3-1 with a nice redirection of Victor Hedman's shot at 10:47.
Hornqvist cut the deficit to 3-2 on a power-play goal with 5:37 to go in the second.
Sidney Crosby was left alone near the post late in the second, but the Penguins captain sent a tip-in try wide of an open net.
Namestnikov got his first goal in 12 games 1:51 into the game when he beat Fleury from the top of the right circle.
Fleury had won his previous seven decisions against the Lightning.
Letang tied it at 1 as his low-left circle shot tricked past Vasilevskiy at 10:37 of the first. The goalie lost his stick just before Daley's goal.
NOTES: Crosby had an assist and has 27 assists and 40 points in 29 games against Tampa Bay. ... Stamkos has 16 assists and 24 points in 25 games against Pittsburgh. ... Penguins C Matt Cullen played in 1,255th NHL game and is one away from tying Henri Richard, Brian Rolston and Craig Ludwig for 78th place on the career list. ... Namestnikov has a four-game point streak. ... Pittsburgh C Nick Bonino, hurt in Tuesday's game against Carolina, is out indefinitely with a hand injury. ... The Penguins recalled F Conor Sheary from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.