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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.

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