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Capitals fend off Jackets thanks to Nicklas Backstrom's OT winner

​Overtime came at the perfect time for the Washington Capitals. Outshot, outskated and outplayed by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a lopsided third period of Game 5, the Capitals went into their locker room at intermission Saturday with no choice but to talk about what went wrong in blowing yet another lead. “We knew we had to be better,” Nicklas Backstrom said. Better they were ...

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Capitals again blow 2-goal lead, lose to Blue Jackets in OT

Sergei Bobrovsky looked as poised facing 58 shots as he did before the game when he calmly walked down the hallway in a buttoned-up beige trenchcoat. On the ice, Bobrovsky stood out even more. The goaltender with a history of playoff struggles looked like his two-time Vezina Trophy-winning self in ma… CBC | NHL News

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NHL roundup: Blue Jackets upend Capitals in OT

Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in an Eastern Conference first-round series Thursday night in Washington. Panarin raced up the left wing, worked his way past Dmitry Orlov and flicked a quick wrist shot past goalie Philipp Grubauer just under the crossbar for the game-winning goal. Ian ...

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Edler scores OT winner as Canucks down Blue Jackets in wild affair

It was a wild ride with a dangerous swerve toward hitting the ditch, but goaltender Thatcher Demko couldn’t stop grinning the whole game. What looked like an easy 4-1 win for Demko in his first NHL start almost turned into disaster as the Vancouver Canucks needed overtime to beat the Columbus Blue Jacke… CBC | NHL News

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Oilers allow 7 unanswered goals in loss to Blue Jackets

It quickly became apparent which team was still fighting for a playoff position and which was already out of the race. Thomas Vanek scored three goals and added an assist as the Columbus Blue Jackets overcame an early 3-0 deficit to come away with a 7-3 victory in a wild game against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. “We were down ...

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Cam Atkinson's OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Bruins, 5-4

BOSTON (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets felt like they were lucky to get a victory in their late-season push for one of the Eastern Conference’s playoff spots. Cam Atkinson scored 2:55 into overtime to lift the Blue Jackets to a 5-4 comeback victory over Boston on Monday night for their eighth straight win, spoiling a splendid NHL debut for ...

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NHL roundup: Blue Jackets win seventh straight

Boone Jenner and Markus Nutivaara each scored a goal as the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets extended their winning streak to seven games. Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves to help Columbus earn its seventh consecutive home victory. Columbus holds the ...

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