CAPS’ JOHANSSON SCORES TWICE FOR OVERTIME VICTORY
washington» Marcus Johansson scored the tying goal late in the third period and got the winner midway through overtime to lift the Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the Sabres on Monday.
The goals were Johansson’s third and fourth in his last five games. He has 11 for the season.
Jay Beagle added the Capitals’ first even-strength goal in three games. Braden Holtby had 31 saves.
David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game 2:23 into overtime and the Bruins continued their recent success against the Panthers with a 4-3 victory. Pastrnak got his team-leading 15th goal by cutting in from the left wing, shifting around goaltender Roberto Luongo and tucking in the game-winner. … Sam Gagner had two goals and two assists to help the Blue Jackets beat the Coyotes 4-1. Nick Foligno and Zach Werensky also scored for the Blue Jackets, which picked up their 500th win in franchise history. … Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 17 shots for Columbus. Arizona backup goaltender Louis Domingue had 30 saves, two days after the Blue Jackets hammered starter Mike Smith with a franchise-record 60 shots in a 3-2 shootout victory in Phoenix. … Bryan Rust had his first career hat trick, Sidney Crosby added his NHL-leading 17th goal and the Penguins raced by the Senators 8-5. Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel each had a goal and two assists for Pittsburgh, and Matt Cullen and Justin Schultz also scored. The Penguins poured in six goals over the final 32 minutes after spotting the Senators a 4-2 lead. Matt Murray made 17 saves after coming in for an ineffective Marc-Andre Fleury in the second period.