COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Alexandre Giroux scored on the power play with 2:24 left in overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets survived a late Washington rally to beat the Capitals 4-3 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Maksim Mayorov had a goal and an assist, and Cam Atkinson and David Savard also scored for Columbus.
Jeff Halpren and Roman Hamrlik both had a goal and assist, and Andrew Carroll scored for Washington. Alex Ovechkin didn't play for the Capitals.
Carroll and Hamrlik scored through traffic in the final 2:26 of regulation to make it 3-3.
Steven Mason went the distance for Columbus, finishing with 27 saves. The Capitals' Braden Holtby played the first two periods and stopped 12 of 14 shots.
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Arena: Nationwide Arena Location: Columbus, Ohio
Referees: Stephen Walkom, Justin St. Pierre Linesmen: Mark Shewchyk
Attendance: 8,264 (45.6% full)
Team Stat Comparison
Power Play Goals
Power Play Opportunities
Shots on Goal
Jeff Halpern (1)
Assists: Jay Beagle, Roman Hamrlik
Cam Atkinson (1)
Assists: Rick Nash, David Savard
Maksim Mayorov (2)
(Shorthanded) Assists: R.J. Umberger, Theo Ruth
David Savard (1)
Assists: Maksim Mayorov, Jared Boll
Andrew Carroll (1)
Assists: Mathieu Perreault, Dennis Wideman
Roman Hamrlik (1)
Assists: Joel Ward, Jeff Halpern
Alexandre Giroux (1)
(Power Play) Assists: Fedor Tyutin, Nick Holden