Blue Jackets020 -- 2Capitals030 -- 3

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: None. Penalties: Suchy, Clm (cross-checking), 4:19; Sykora, Was (hooking), 12:54; Sykora, Was (hooking), 15:34; Kolzig, Was,(slashing), 17:51; Malhotra, Clm (goalie interference), 17:51.

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 1, Columbus, Fritsche 1 (Brule, Wright), 6:53. 2, Washington, Ovechkin 1 (Zubrus), 7:21. 3, Columbus, Fritsche 2 (Richardson), 10:22. 4, Washington, Ovechkin 2 (Halpern, Biron), 11:51 (pp). 5, Washington, Zubrus 1 (Halpern), 16:51 (pp). Penalties: Heward, Was (holding), 1:58; Muir, Was (hooking), 3:08; Bradley, Was (interference), 8:54; Vyborny, Clm (hooking), 9:58; Balastik, Clm (holding stick), 14:26; Letowski, Clm (hooking), 14:44; Foote, Clm, double minor (high-sticking), 15:00.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: None. Penalties: Foote, Clm (tripping), :20; Zherdev, Clm (goalie interference), 4:38; Biron, Was (tripping), 5:11; Gordon, Was (high-sticking), 7:13; Ovechkin, Was (hooking), 14:28; Eminger, Was (hooking), 18:17.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Blue Jackets 81217 -- 37Capitals 586 -- 19 Power-play opportunities: Columbus 0 of 9; Washington 2 of 8. Goalies: Columbus, Leclaire 0-1-0 (19 shots-16 saves). Washington, Kolzig 1-0-0 (37 shots-35 saves). A: 16,325 (18,277). T: 2:22. Referees: Paul Devorski, Ian Walsh. Linesmen: Tim Nowak, Mark Shewchyk.