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DALLAS – 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.