WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Tyler Seguin scored 3:17 into overtime Sunday and the Boston Bruins avoided elimination with a 4-3 win over Washington in their first-round playoff series.
Seguin's overtime winner pulled the defending Stanley Cup champions even with the Capitals at three wins apiece as the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series now shifts back to Boston for a deciding Game 7 Wednesday.
Seguin also logged an assist as the Bruins shook off a 4-3 loss in Saturday's sixth game.
Tim Thomas turned aside 36-of-39 shots to earn the victory.
Caps goaltender Braden Holtby yielded four goals on 31 shots.