Nikita Kucherov and defenseman Victor Hedman scored in a shootout to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 comeback victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

The Lightning, who have won seven of eight, erased a 5-3 deficit in the third period and overcame Frans Nielsen’s hat trick.

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7) celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7) celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Mathieu Joseph had two goals and an assist for Tampa Bay. Steven Stamkos, J.T. Miller and Cedric Paquette also scored.

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green (25) pokes the puck from Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green (25) pokes the puck from Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Ryan Callahan had two assists and Edward Pasquale made 19 saves to win his NHL debut. He stopped Nielsen and Thomas Vanek in the tiebreaker.

Despite the shootout goal, Kucherov’s 10-game point streak came to an end.

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Edward Pasquale (80) stops a Detroit Red Wings shot as Justin Abdelkader (8) waits for a rebound in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Edward Pasquale (80) stops a Detroit Red Wings shot as Justin Abdelkader (8) waits for a rebound in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Nielsen scored three times for his second career hat trick. Gustav Nyquist scored twice, plus a shootout goal. Andreas Athanasiou and Dylan Larkin had two assists apiece, and Jimmy Howard made 30 saves for Detroit.

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Edward Pasquale (80) stops a Detroit Red Wings center Jacob de la Rose (61) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Edward Pasquale (80) stops a Detroit Red Wings center Jacob de la Rose (61) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Paquette’s short-handed goal with 5:02 left in regulation tied it at 5. It was his seventh goal.

Miller pulled the Lightning to 5-4 at 9:50 of the third period with his sixth goal.

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The Red Wings led 4-3 after two and Nyquist’s second goal of the game, 4:06 into the third, made it 5-3. It was Nyquist’s sixth goal.

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Nielsen completed his hat trick with 3:34 left in the second to break a 3-all tie with his fourth goal.

Joseph scored twice in the second to give him eight goals this season, and Stamkos got his 10th.

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Nielsen scored his second of the game 6:27 into the middle period.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) battle for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) battle for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit took a 2-0 lead with goals 21 seconds apart in the first. Nyquist opened the scoring with 3:06 left, and Nielsen scored with 2:45 remaining in the period.

Detroit Red Wings center Frans Nielsen (51) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings center Frans Nielsen (51) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser left after the second period with an upper-body injury.

Tampa Bay was playing the second of back-to-back games after beating New Jersey 5-1 on the road Monday night.

Detroit Red Wings' Gustav Nyquist (14) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings’ Gustav Nyquist (14) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NOTES: Tampa Bay was without G Andrei Vasilevskiy (broken left foot) and D Anton Stralman (upper body). . Detroit RW Anthony Mantha missed his first game after breaking his right hand Sunday against Colorado. He had surgery Tuesday afternoon and is expected to miss four to six weeks. … Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi served the first game of his two-game suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct and roughing against the Avalanche on Sunday.

Detroit Red Wings center Frans Nielsen celebrates his goal with Christoffer Ehn (70) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Red Wings center Frans Nielsen celebrates his goal with Christoffer Ehn (70) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

UP NEXT

Lightning: Host the Boston Bruins on Thursday.

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates past Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) after scoring a shootout goal during an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. The Lightning won 6-5. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates past Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) after scoring a shootout goal during an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. The Lightning won 6-5. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Red Wings: Visit the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) celebrates his goal with Mathieu Joseph (7) against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) celebrates his goal with Mathieu Joseph (7) against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Source: The Associated Press

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