WASHINGTON (AP) -The Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a third-period deficit, survived Alex Ovechkin's tying goal late in regulation, then won on Evgeni Malkin's power-play tally 3:28 into overtime Saturday night for a 4-3 victory in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Jordan Staal, Ruslan Fedotenko and Matt Cooke also scored, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves for the Penguins, who have won three straight after dropping the first two games. Since 1991, Washington has lost five series in which it blew a lead against Pittsburgh, including 2-0 advantages in 1992 and 1996.
The Penguins became the first road team to win in the series. Game 6 will be in Pittsburgh on Monday.
Ovechkin scored his ninth and 10th playoff goals, and Nicklas Backstrom also scored for the Capitals. Simeon Varlamov made 38 saves.