Playoffs Strat- Columbus at Washington

Game 1 . Columbus at Washington.  The Blue Jackets kept it close for two periods but Washington exploded for three goals in the third period to win this one going aways. Capitals were helped by their powerplay which scored twice. Braden Holtby was solid in net for the Caps.

Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington Capitals                  
DATE : 03/28/2016

GOALS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Columbus Blue Jackets          1  0  0  0  1 
Washington Capitals            1  0  3  0  4

SHOTS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Columbus Blue Jackets          11 12 3  0  26
Washington Capitals            12 9  15 0  36

S C O R I N G  S U M M A R Y
1. CMB. NICK FOLIGNO(1)( DAVID SAVARD ): 1st 5:01
2. WAS. ALEX OVECHKIN(4)( NICKLAS BACKSTROM, MARCUS JOHANSSON ) (PP) : 1st 5:42
3. WAS. NICKLAS BACKSTROM(4)( MATT NISKANEN, MARCUS JOHANSSON ) (PP) : 3rd 11:28
4. WAS. EVGENY KUZNETSOV(4)( KARL ALZNER, MARCUS JOHANSSON ): 3rd 12:57
5. WAS. ALEX OVECHKIN(5)( NICKLAS BACKSTROM, JOHN CARLSON ): 3rd 17:37

Game 2. Washington at Columbus
STARS OF THE GAME
1st star - BOONE JENNER from Columbus
2nd star - JOONAS KORPISALO from Columbus
3rd star - CAM ATKINSON from Columbus
GAME STORY
In their home arena the Blue Jackets had an easy win over the Capitals 
by a final score of 4 to 1. BOONE JENNER found the net twice on 8 shots 
for Columbus. JOONAS KORPISALO was sharp in goal. He allowed just one 
goal while facing 32 shots. Other goal scorers were ALEX OVECHKIN for 
Washington and SCOTT HARTNELL and RYAN MURRAY for Columbus.

Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets 
DATE : 01/02/2016

GOALS 1 2 3 OT F
Washington Capitals 1 0 0 0 1 
Columbus Blue Jackets 1 1 2 0 4

SHOTS 1 2 3 OT F
Washington Capitals 13 8 11 0 32
Columbus Blue Jackets 14 11 17 0 42

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. CMB. SCOTT HARTNELL(1)( BRANDON DUBINSKY, NICK FOLIGNO ): 1st 0:23
2. WAS. ALEX OVECHKIN(6)( JOHN CARLSON, EVGENY KUZNETSOV ): 1st 4:25
3. CMB. BOONE JENNER(2)( CAM ATKINSON, RYAN MURRAY ): 2nd 12:29
4. CMB. BOONE JENNER(3)( MATT CALVERT, DAVID SAVARD ): 3rd 13:01
5. CMB. RYAN MURRAY(1)( NICK FOLIGNO ) (PP) : 3rd 14:30

Game 3 . Columbus at Washington

Joonas Korpisalo was the star and the difference in this hockey game. He stopped all 7 goalie ratings and backstops the Blue Jackets to a big series win upsetting the much more heralded Washington Capitals. Holtby shit the bed stopping just 1/3 goalie ratings.  Blue Jackets get help from their powerplay scoring 2 of 34 times.

 

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star - SCOTT HARTNELL from Columbus
2nd star - JOONAS KORPISALO from Columbus
3rd star - ALEX OVECHKIN from Washington

GAME STORY
The visitors from Columbus squeezed out a victory over the Capitals by 
a final tally of 3 to 2. SCOTT HARTNELL scored the game's final goal 
at 14:27 of the 3rd period. Others who scored were BRANDON SAAD and JACK 
JOHNSON for Columbus and ALEX OVECHKIN and JAY BEAGLE for Washington. 
With the road victory Columbus has now recorded 3 wins and 6 points for 
the season.

Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington Capitals 
DATE : 04/11/2016

GOALS 1 2 3 OT F
Columbus Blue Jackets 1 1 1 0 3 
Washington Capitals 1 0 1 0 2

SHOTS 1 2 3 OT F
Columbus Blue Jackets 8 11 11 0 30
Washington Capitals 15 12 9 0 36

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. WAS. ALEX OVECHKIN(7)( BROOKS ORPIK, NICKLAS BACKSTROM ): 1st 10:12
2. CMB. BRANDON SAAD(3)( SCOTT HARTNELL, SETH JONES ) (PP) : 1st 15:21
3. CMB. JACK JOHNSON(3)( DAVID SAVARD ): 2nd 5:02
4. WAS. JAY BEAGLE(1)( UNASSISTED ): 3rd 6:12
5. CMB. SCOTT HARTNELL(2)( BRANDON DUBINSKY, CAM ATKINSON ) (PP) : 3rd 14:27

Columbus wins the best of three series 2-1.


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