Namestnikov gets hat trick in OT, Lightning beat Pens 5-4
TAMPA, Fla, (AP) 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.