National Hockey League
Washington 7, Columbus 2
Thursday, March 17, 2022 7:00 PM
When: 7:00 PM ET, Thursday, March 17, 2022
Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
Referees: Jake Brenk, Kendrick Nicholson
Linesmen: Scott Cherrey, Jonathan Deschamps
Attendance: 15911
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Washington 2237
Columbus 0112
Team Records
 
Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 34-18-8-2 15-11-4-1 19-7-4-1 W3
Columbus 31-28-1-2 17-13-1-2 14-15-0-0 L1
Recap Quick Hits
  • With this loss, the Columbus Blue Jackets have a 17-13-1-2 record at home this season. The Washington Capitals have a 19-7-4-1 record on the road.
  • Columbus has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Blue Jackets have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Washington has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Capitals have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand played for 17:19 during 17 shifts and scored 1 point. Oliver Bjorkstrand had 1 goal and 0 assists.
  • Anthony Mantha played for 12:40 during 19 shifts and scored 2 points. Anthony Mantha had 2 goals and 0 assists.
  • Columbus had 5 powerplay opportunities and converted 1 of them.
  • Washington had 5 powerplay opportunities and converted 2 of them.
Top Game Performances
Washington   Columbus
Anthony Mantha 2 Points Oliver Bjorkstrand 1
Anthony Mantha 2 Goals Oliver Bjorkstrand 1
Nicklas Backstrom 2 Assists Max Domi 1
Alex Ovechkin 1 Power Play Goals Oliver Bjorkstrand 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Vitek Vanecek .951 Save Percentage Elvis Merzlikins .870
Vitek Vanecek 39 Saves Elvis Merzlikins 20
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Shots Goals PP PK PIM FW
Washington 33 7 2-5 4-5 14 32
Columbus 41 2 1-5 3-5 14 28
Upcoming Games
  • Columbus will play their next game at home against St. Louis. The Blue Jackets have a W/L % of .452 after a win and .548 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Carolina. The Capitals have a W/L % of .471 after a win and .643 after a loss.