WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Peter Bondra scored with eight-tenths of a second left in regulation Saturday night as the Washington Capitals rallied from a three-goal deficit and forged a 4-4 tie with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Washington also trailed by three goals early in the third period of Friday night's 4-3 loss at Pittsburgh. But the Capitals made it all the way back at home, where they are unbeaten in their last six games (4
Bondra got the rebound at the right side of the net and banked a shot from beyond the goal line off Hedberg for his 23rd goal, one behind league leader Jarome Iginla of the Calgary Flames.
Olaf Kolzig recovered from another sluggish start and stopped all 17 shots over the third period and overtime. Pittsburgh had a pair of power plays in the extra session, but Kolzig made a series of saves on Alexei Kovalev.