Teddy Purcell had his first career hat trick, Vincent Lecavalier added a goal and four assists, and the Lightning ended Phoenix’s eight-game winning streak with an 8-3 victory last night.
Purcell had one of the five opening-period goals, and added a pair during the second.
Steven Stamkos scored his NHL-leading 41st goal this season, and Martin St. Louis also had two goals and an assist for the Lightning, who are 6-3-2 during a 12-game homestand.
The eight goals are the most allowed by the Coyotes this season.
Sharks 3, Penguins 2 — Patrick Marleau scored his second goal of the game at 4:56 of overtime to extend San Jose’s winning streak to five with a road win.
Logan Couture, with his franchise rookie-record tying 25th goal of the season, also scored while Antti Niemi stopped 24 shots. Improving to 14-2-1 in their past 17 games, the surging Sharks vaulted a point ahead of Phoenix to take over the Pacific Division lead.
Oilers 5, Avalanche 1 — Rookie Taylor Hall had a goal (No. 21) and an assist and goalie Devan Dubnyk made 38 saves for visiting Edmonton.
Kings 3, Ducks 2 — Willie Mitchell scored the go-ahead goal in the third period for Los Angeles, which completed its 10-game road trip with a 6-1-3 record.
Sabres 4, Thrashers 1 — Tyler Myers had a goal and assist, and Ryan Miller made 40 saves to lift host Buffalo, which snapped a three-game losing streak to win the fourth game of a season-long six-game homestand.
Senators 5, Panthers 1 — Bobby Butler scored twice, Craig Anderson made 23 saves, and Ottawa ended a 10-game home losing streak by beating Florida, which has lost four of five.