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Lecavalier's OT goal gives Flyers 5-4 victory over Capitals

  • Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, left, kneels on the ice as Philadelphia Flyers right wing Adam Hall, center, celebrates his goal with defenseman Braydon Coburn during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, left, kneels on the ice as Philadelphia Flyers right wing Adam Hall, center, celebrates his goal with defenseman Braydon Coburn during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, center, celebrates his first-period goal against the Philadelphia Flyers with teammates defenseman Mike Green, left, and center Marcus Johansson, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, center, celebrates his first-period goal against the Philadelphia Flyers with teammates defenseman Mike Green, left, and center Marcus Johansson, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Nicklas Grossmann, left, tries to defend against Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson, center, who scores a goal past Flyers goalie Steve Mason during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Nicklas Grossmann, left, tries to defend against Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson, center, who scores a goal past Flyers goalie Steve Mason during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)  (The Associated Press)

Vincent Lecavalier scored at 2:45 of overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.

Trailing 4-2 entering the third period, the Flyers started their comeback when Jakub Voracek scored a power-play goal at 11:58. The Flyers were given a five-minute advantage when Dmitry Orlov was given a major penalty for boarding at 9:33.

Claude Giroux sent the game to overtime when he scored his second goal of the game with 65 seconds left in the third. Adam Hall also scored for the Flyers, Kimmo Timonen had three assists and Steve Mason made 25 saves.

Orlov scored two goals and fellow defenseman Mike Green had three assists for Washington. Marcus Johansson and Jay Beagle also scored for the Capitals in a physical game. Braden Holtby had 31 saves.