The Lightning won their sixth straight game and finished December unbeaten in regulation (13-0-1). Nikita Kucherov opened the game scoring at 6:06 of the first period, he has 23 points (seven goals, 16 assists) in his 11-game point streak. Erik Cernak and Brayden Point each picked up an assist on Kucherov’s goal.
Nick Ritchie scored the only goal for Anaheim and picked up a point to improve to 19-15-7 (45 points).
Brayden Point scored 35 seconds into overtime, taking a lead pass from Kucherov and finished a backhand shot to secure the victory. Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman picked up assists on Point’s goal.
Andrei Vasilevskiy got his 100th win stopping 35 of 36 shots.