Nicklas Backstrom ended a long drought to tie it all up for the Caps in the third period of Game 2.
The Great 8 gets his first goal of the post season, helping to ignite the Caps comeback victory.
Halfway through the second period the Capitals finally got on the scoreboard thanks to Karl Alzner.
The Capitals will be without Braden Holtby in goal during Game 2 against the New York Islanders. They will turn to a backup instead.