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.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - David Bolland scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 5:05 left, and Chicago grabbed a 3-2 lead over Vancouver in the Western Conference semifinal series.
Martin Havlat added an empty-net goal with 62 seconds left. The Blackhawks trailed 2-1 midway through the second period, but rallied to win for the third time in the series. Chicago can advance to the Western Conference finals at home with a Game 6 win on Monday night.
Defenseman Brian Campbell set up a pair of goals by Dustin Byfuglien, including the tying tally during a power play with 1:38 left in the second period for the Blackhawks.
Mats Sundin had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Kesler also scored for Vancouver.