Sports Alert: Capitals, pushed to the brink of elimination, explode in the third period to beat the Penguins, 4-2, in Game 5

Washington scored three goals in the final frame, as Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin found the back of the Pittsburgh net. With the come-from-behind victory, the Capitals avoid another early exit in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Penguins lead the series, 3-2. Game 6 is Monday night in Pittsburgh.

 
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Sports Alert Sat., May. 06, 2017 9:54 p.m.
 
 
Capitals, pushed to the brink of elimination, explode in the third period to beat the Penguins, 4-2, in Game 5
Washington scored three goals in the final frame, as Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin found the back of the Pittsburgh net. With the come-from-behind victory, the Capitals avoid another early exit in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Penguins lead the series, 3-2. Game 6 is Monday night in Pittsburgh.
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