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Roussel, Benn score 16 seconds apart, Stars edge Capitals 5-4

  • Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn (14) and center Tyler Seguin (91) congratulate each other at the end of the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Dallas. The Stars won 5-4. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn (14) and center Tyler Seguin (91) congratulate each other at the end of the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Dallas. The Stars won 5-4. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Capitals right wing Eric Fehr (16) celebrates scoring a goal with teammates Joel Ward (42) and Mike Green (52) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Washington Capitals right wing Eric Fehr (16) celebrates scoring a goal with teammates Joel Ward (42) and Mike Green (52) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer (20) tries to shoot as Dallas Stars defenseman Jordie Benn (24) and goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) defend the goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Dallas. The Stars won 5-4. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Washington Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer (20) tries to shoot as Dallas Stars defenseman Jordie Benn (24) and goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) defend the goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Dallas. The Stars won 5-4. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

Antoine Roussel and Jamie Benn scored 16 seconds apart in the third period, and the Dallas Stars edged the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Saturday night after losing a 3-0 lead.

Roussel broke a 3-3 tie 3:14 into the third by tapping in the puck from left of the net. Benn added his goal at 3:30.

Tyler Seguin, Erik Cole and Jason Spezza each had a goal and an assist, and Jyrki Jokipakka added two assists for Dallas.

Alex Ovechkin's breakaway goal 21 seconds into the third period helped Washington rally from a three-goal deficit.

Nicklas Backstrom, Eric Fehr and Andre Burakovsky also scored for Washington.