BUFFALO, N.Y. - Claude Giroux scored 2:27 into overtime for the Philadelphia Flyers, who overcame a three-goal, first-period deficit and beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Rookie Matt Read, Scott Hartnell, and Jaromir Jagr scored in the second period, and Maxime Talbot added goals for Philadelphia, which led 4-3 in the third.
The Flyers (16-7-3) scored four times on 10 shots bridging the first and second periods after falling behind 3-0 to win their third straight.
Philadelphia also climbed out of a three-goal hole on Friday at Anaheim and won on another overtime goal by Giroux, who added three assists against the Sabres. Ilya Bryzgalov made 20 saves.
Zack Kassian had a goal and an assist, and Ville Leino, Thomas Vanek, and Drew Stafford also scored for the Sabres (14-11-2), who have lost three of four. Ryan Miller, playing in his second game after returning from a concussion and neck injury, stopped 29 shots.
The Flyers are an NHL-best 10-3-1 on the road. Buffalo has lost six of its last seven at home (1-4-2).
CAPITALS 5, SENATORS 3
OTTAWA (AP) ??? Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period against Ottawa.
Nicklas Backstrom tied it at 2-2 with his 10th goal on a power play 9:45 into the third. He earned his 19th assist on Ovechkin's go-ahead goal at 13:50.
Troy Brouwer scored 15 seconds later to make it a 4-2. John Carlson, who had two assists, scored into an empty net at 19:14 for his third point.
Jeff Halpern scored early in the second and Tomas Vokoun made 31 saves for Washington, which has won two of three, including an overtime win over Ottawa on Saturday.
Milan Michalek drew the Senators within one with his 17th goal on a power play at 16:08, moving into a tie for the NHL lead with Toronto's Phil Kessel and Chicago's Jonathan Toews.
Craig Anderson made 39 saves, and Erik Condra and Nick Foligno scored second-period goals for Ottawa, which has lost three of four (1-2-1).