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Full 60: Blue Jackets Shutout Capitals

Jackets win season series against the Caps

by Peter Fish @BlueJacketsNHL /

Matchup: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Washington Capitals

Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

Location: Nationwide Arena

CBJ Starting lineup -- Forwards: Foligno-Jenner-Anderson Defense: Murray-Jones Goaltender: Bobrovsky

WSH Starting lineup -- Forwards: Ovechkin-Kuznetsov-Wilson Defense: Orlov-Niskanen Goaltender: Holtby

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: Get ready for tonight's matchup with the #CBJ @Wendys game day playlist. 👇

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: love it

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Everybody jump #CBJ

First Twenty

8:33 - POWER PLAY: Scoring chances

The Blue Jackets power play put a lot of pressure on the Capitals. Atkinson had three chances from the right wing, while Foligno had two chances from in close, but Hotlby was there to make the stops.

14:44 - SAVE: With the big toe

A streaking Orlov gets a wrister off, but Bob stretches out and gets his toe on it.

17:20 - POST: Friendship over

Foligno beats Holtby, but rails the post with a shot from the right side.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Oh wow. Skating 4-on-4, Nick Foligno drills the post with a backhander. And then Holtby caught it off the post behind his back, no-look. That was unreal. #CBJ

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: we are no longer friends with the post


Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: it's gonna be one of those games

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: 5������0������0������ career @NHL games for @CamAtkinson13, and all in the union blue!#CBJ | @rodiziogrill

Second Twenty

4:43 - SCORING CHANCE: Can't solve Holtby

A shot by Savard was blocked on its way to Holtby, but landed of Werenski's stick out front for the shot. But Holtby just got his blocker on it to keep the puck out of the net.

6:32 - GOAL: Holtby solved

Duclair skates the puck to the left dot and rips one through Holtby's five-hole.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: breaking the scoreless tie


END OF THE SECOND: 1-0 Blue Jackets

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: we like the result of that period

Final Twenty

3:21 - POST: Friendship back on

Smith-Pelly receives a cross-ice pass and rings it off the post.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: jk we're good.

4:52 - SCORING CHANCE: Atkinson with a breakaway

Atkinson receives a stretch pass from Werenski, fights through a slash by Carlson and puts the puck on net, but Holtby makes a heck of a save to keep it out of the net.

16:13 - GOAL: Foligno's Favorite

After a quick give-and-go with Jones, Foligno buries the puck in the Capitals net.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: b-e-a-utiful


18:25 - BIG SAVE: BOB

Bob says no to multiple chances by the Capitals late in the third.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: There's the save that might have iced it. After a scramble, the puck comes out to Tom Wilson but Bobrovsky flies forward and smothers it. 1:35 to go, 2-0 #CBJ

19:50 - EMPTY NET GOAL: Bread

Panarin fires the puck from the CBJ blue line and it slides down the ice and into the empty net.



FINAL: 3-0 Blue Jackets

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: SHUTOUT!!!#CBJ

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