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Capitals 6, Blue Jackets 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:50 AM

Associated Press

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Capitals 6, Blue Jackets 2
Washington Capitals 6, Columbus Blue Jackets 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Matt Hendricks scored three goals and starter Semyon Varlamov stopped all 20 shots he faced to help Washington - playing without star Alexander Ovechkin - beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2 on Wednesday night in the Capitals' preseason opener.

Tomas Fleischmann had two goals and an assist, Cody Eakin also scored, Alexander Semin had three assists and Marcus Johansson added two assists for the Capitals.

Rick Nash and Nikita Filatov scored for Columbus, which opened exhibition play Tuesday night with a 5-2 victory in Atlanta. Steve Mason allowed two goals on 13 shots in a period and a half of action.

scoring summary
1st Period
06:12
WSH
Tomas Fleischmann (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Brooks Laich (1), Alexander Semin (1)
1 - 0 WSH
2nd Period
07:57
WSH
Matt Hendricks (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Marcus Johansson (1), Andrew Gordon (1)
2 - 0 WSH
10:44
WSH
PPG - Tomas Fleischmann (2) Snap shot - ASST: Eric Fehr (1), Alexander Semin (2)
3 - 0 WSH
12:54
CBJ
Rick Nash (1) Wrist shot - ASST: R.J. Umberger (1)
3 - 1 WSH
14:15
WSH
Matt Hendricks (2) Snap shot - ASST: Tomas Fleischmann (1), Alexander Semin (3)
4 - 1 WSH
16:30
WSH
Cody Eakin (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Joel Rechlicz (1)
5 - 1 WSH
3rd Period
05:23
CBJ
Nikita Filatov (1) Deflected shot - ASST: Jakub Voracek (1), Jan Hejda (1)
5 - 2 WSH
11:06
WSH
Matt Hendricks (3) Wrist shot - ASST: Tyler Sloan (1), Marcus Johansson (2)
6 - 2 WSH
penalty summary
1st Period
03:06
WSH
Joel Rechlicz  Roughing  - 2 min against  Jared Boll
09:39
CBJ
Fedor Tyutin  Holding  - 2 min against  Brooks Laich
14:01
CBJ
Fedor Tyutin  Hooking  - 2 min against  Mathieu Perreault
17:20
WSH
John Erskine  Holding  - 2 min against  Derick Brassard
2nd Period
01:49
WSH
Alexander Semin  Delaying Game-Puck over glass  - 2 min
10:09
CBJ
Petr Straka  Tripping  - 2 min
3rd Period
16:17
WSH
Alexander Semin  Slashing  - 2 min
16:39
CBJ
Nikita Filatov  Slashing  - 2 min against  Matt Hendricks
goalie stats
Semyon Varlamov
Semyon Varlamov
SA: 20TOI: 30:09
GA: 0SV%: 1.000
Braden Holtby
Braden Holtby
SA: 19TOI: 29:51
GA: 2SV%: .895
Steve Mason
SA: 13TOI: 29:20
GA: 2SV%: .846
Daren Machesney
Daren Machesney
SA: 16TOI: 29:42
GA: 4SV%: .750
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