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Full 60: Blue Jackets top Capitals 5-4 in OT

Calvert scores game-winner and CBJ head back home with a 2-0 series lead

by Anthony Allocco @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

Matchup: Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Series: CBJ lead 1-0

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST.

Location: Capital One Arena

CBJ Starting lineup -- Forwards: Panarin-Dubois-Atkinson Defense: Werenski-Jones Goaltender: Bobrovsky

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

First Twenty

2:12 -- GOAL: Beagle deflects shot passed Bobrovsky. (Orpik, Jerabek)

On a shot from the left point, Jay Beagle is able to tip the puck into the net and Washington takes an early 1-0 lead over Columbus.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: #ALLCAPS strike first, again.Beagle.

13:26 - GOAL - PP: Ovechkin doubles Capitals lead on power play. (Carlson, Oshie)

With Cam Atkinson in the box for goaltender interference, Alex Ovechkin gets a chance from the top of the left circle. The wrist shot finds the net and the Capitals lead 2-0.

Tweet from @JacketsInsider: Ovechkin on the board.It's 2-0. PPG#CBJ

18:25 - GOAL: Atkinson cuts Washington lead in half. (Foligno)

Nick Foligno makes a great stretch pass out of the Columbus zone to spring Cam Atkinson free behind the defense. Atkinson makes a nice move and slides the puck just inside the post for the first Columbus goal of the night.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: by the smallest of windows#cbj | #marchon pic.twitter.com/3YD8IDju4G

Second Twenty

4:09 - GOAL - PP: Ovechkin buries one-time chance to extend Washington lead. (Backstrom, Carlson)

Just eight seconds after Brandon Dubinsky heads off for high sticking, Ovechkin buries his second of the night on the power play. Washington now leads Columbus 3-1.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: bummer. 3-1, caps.

8:49 - GOAL: Anderson brings CBJ back within one; Jackets trail 3-2. (Werenski, Jones)

On the rush, Columbus strings together several passes and the puck works over to Josh Anderson. Anderson fires quickly and beats Grubauer to cut the Washington lead in half.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: bird's eye tic-tac-toe#cbj | #marchon pic.twitter.com/fAlNW43K2r

11:13 - GOAL - PP: Atkinson nets second of the night. (Panarin, Jones)

Cam Atkinson buries a power play chance on a great feed from Artemi Panarin. Columbus is now tied with Washington 3-3 in the second period.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: camsanitycamsanity!! tie game!! pic.twitter.com/yZxL1JJRe1

18:52 - GOAL - PP: Werenski gives Columbus first lead of the game. (Bjorkstrand, Panarin)

From the blue line, Zach Werenski puts a shot on net through traffic and beats Grubauer. Columbus takes the lead 4-3 near the end of the second period.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: we like it we love it we want some more of it#cbj | #marchon pic.twitter.com/zh1ElTNaTa

Final Twenty

0:00 - GOALIE CHANGE: Holtby enters game to start period.

After giving up four goals for the second time in the series, Philipp Grubauer is replaced after two periods by Braden Holtby.

16:25 - GOAL - PP: Oshie ties game with power play chance.

On the power play, TJ Oshie gets an open shot from the low slot and he converts the chance to tie the game 4-4 late in the game.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsPR: Caps tie it at four with 3rd power play goal of the contest. Oshie with the equalizer with 3:35 remaining. #CBJ

END OF REGULATION: Jackets and Capitals head to overtime tied 4-4.

Another Twenty

12:22 - GOAL: Calvert bangs home OT winner. (Werenski)

After a rebound from a Zach Werenski shot, Matt Calvert knocks the puck passed Holtby for a 5-4 CBJ win. The series heads back to Columbus with the Blue Jackets leading 2-0.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: matty hustle with the game winner!#cbj | #marchon pic.twitter.com/P4mWQTsOqR

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