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Columbus Blue Jackets (45-30-7)


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W 5-4
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L 2-3
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Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. Instead, the workmanlike Washington Capitals turned in their most complete game of the playoffs, putting away the Columbus Blue Jackets to tie their series at two games apiece.

Not that the Blue Jackets did themselves any favors in the 4-1 loss Thursday night. They came out flat, squandered an early power play, surrendered pucks in the neutral zone and couldn't seem to get any traction until late in the game.

Columbus had overcome deficits to win the first two games in Washington. When the series shifted to Columbus on Tuesday, the Capitals prevailed on a lucky bounce in double-overtime.

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Leaders
Points: A. Panarin82
Plus/Minus: A. Panarin23
Shots on Goal: S. Jones249
PIM: I. Cole76
Win: S. Bobrovsky37
Shutouts: S. Bobrovsky5
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 236 (17)
Shots: 2761 (5)
PP%: 17.2% (25)
Penalty Minutes: 565 (29)
Assists: 390 (17)
SH Goals: 4 (25)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-Washington 49 26 7 105
x-Pittsburgh 47 29 6 100
x-Philadelphia 42 26 14 98
x-Columbus 45 30 7 97
x-New Jersey 44 29 9 97
Carolina 36 35 11 83
NY Islanders 35 37 10 80
NY Rangers 34 39 9 77
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 226 (22)
Shots Against: 2567 (21)
PK%: 76.2% (27)
Penalty Minutes: 600 (29)
Shutouts: 5 (13)
Sv%: 0.912 (10)
Injuries
Date Player Status
4/13 A. Wennberg Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
3/22 L. Sedlak Head (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/18 G. Carlsson Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
4/18 M. Kivlenieks Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
4/18 J. Scott Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
4/18 R. Collins Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
4/18 C. Gaunce Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
4/18 J. Schroeder Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
4/15 J. Zatkoff Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
3/29 M. Nutivaara Contract extended Four-year contract extension
3/26 A. Broadhurst Called up from minors from Cleveland-AHL
3/26 E. Robinson Signed as Free Agent Two-year, entry-level contract
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