BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -Sidney Crosby scored 43 seconds into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.
Alex Goligoski scored twice and added an assist, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves to help the Penguins rally from a two-goal deficit.
Pascal Dupuis also scored, and Malkin had three assists for Pittsburgh (18-11-4), which won for the second time in three games and improved to 4-5-1 in December.
Ales Kotalik and Daniel Paille had a goal and assist each, and Clarke MacArthur also scored for the Sabres (16-13-5), who lost their second straight and third in their last four.
ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Stajan scored two goals, including an empty-netter, and rookie goaltender Justin Pogge won his NHL debut.
Alexei Ponikarovsky, Jeremy Williams and Niklas Hagman joined Stajan in scoring a goal for the second straight game for Toronto, which has won six of seven.
Colby Armstrong and Todd White scored for the Thrashers, who were outshot 38-21 while losing for the eighth time in their last nine home games.