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game recap

Blue Jackets 4, Capitals 3, OT

Wednesday, 09.21.2011 / 10:02 PM

Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Alexandre Giroux scored on the power play with 2:24 left in overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets survived a late Washington rally to beat the Capitals 4-3 in a preseason game Wednesday night.

Maksim Mayorov had a goal and an assist, and Cam Atkinson and David Savard also scored for Columbus.

Jeff Halpren and Roman Hamrlik both had a goal and assist, and Andrew Carroll scored for Washington. Alex Ovechkin didn't play for the Capitals.

Carroll and Hamrlik scored through traffic in the final 2:26 of regulation to make it 3-3.

Steven Mason went the distance for Columbus, finishing with 27 saves. The Capitals' Braden Holtby played the first two periods and stopped 12 of 14 shots.

scoring summary
1st Period
12:42
WSH
Jeff Halpern (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Jay Beagle (1), Roman Hamrlik (1)
1 - 0 WSH
13:25
CBJ
Cam Atkinson (1) Backhand shot - ASST: Rick Nash (1), David Savard (1)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
15:55
CBJ
SHG - Maksim Mayorov (1) Wrist shot - ASST: RJ Umberger (1), Theo Ruth (1)
2 - 1 CBJ
3rd Period
07:37
CBJ
David Savard (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Maksim Mayorov (1), Jared Boll (1)
3 - 1 CBJ
17:34
WSH
Andrew Carroll (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Mathieu Perreault (1), Dennis Wideman (1)
3 - 2 CBJ
18:57
WSH
Roman Hamrlik (1) Slapshot - ASST: Joel Ward (1), Jeff Halpern (1)
3 - 3 Tie
OT Period
02:36
CBJ
PPG - Alexandre Giroux (1) Slapshot - ASST: Fedor Tyutin (1), Nick Holden (1)
4 - 3 CBJ
penalty summary
1st Period
01:07
CBJ
Jeff Carter  Boarding  - 2 min against  John Carlson
09:26
WSH
Joel Rechlicz  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Jared Boll
09:26
CBJ
Jared Boll  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Joel Rechlicz
18:40
WSH
Joel Rechlicz  Roughing  - 2 min against  Derick Brassard
19:31
WSH
Jay Beagle  Hooking  - 2 min against  David Savard
2nd Period
04:37
CBJ
Adam Payerl served by Petr Straka  Roughing  - 2 min against  Matt Hendricks
04:37
CBJ
Adam Payerl  Roughing  - 2 min against  Matt Hendricks
04:37
WSH
Matt Hendricks  Roughing  - 2 min against  Adam Payerl
12:03
WSH
Julien Brouillette  Hooking  - 2 min against  Cam Atkinson
15:40
CBJ
Adam Payerl  Delay of game  - 2 min
3rd Period
06:55
CBJ
Theo Ruth  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Andrew Carroll
06:55
WSH
Andrew Carroll  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Theo Ruth
14:25
CBJ
Andrew Joudrey  Slashing  - 2 min against  Mathieu Perreault
OT Period
01:00
WSH
Jeff Schultz  Hooking  - 2 min against  Rick Nash
goalie stats
Philipp Grubauer
SA: 10TOI: 22:01
GA: 2SV%: .800
Braden Holtby
SA: 14TOI: 40:00
GA: 2SV%: .857
Steve Mason
SA: 30TOI: 62:32
GA: 3SV%: .900