Korpisalo Helps Blue Jackets Beat Capitals 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Joonas Korpisalo stopped 30 shots in his third career shutout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 on Monday night.

It was just the second win in eight games for Columbus, with both coming against NHL leading-Washington.

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice for the Blue Jackets, and Eric Robinson had the other goal.

Oliver Bjorkstrand Columbus Blue Jackets
Oliver Bjorkstrand, Columbus Blue Jackets (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Braden Holtby stopped 18 shots for Washington, which lost for just the second time in its last 10 games and suffered its first road defeat since Nov. 20.


NEW YORK (AP) — Roman Josi had two goals and an assist, leading Nashville to the victory.

Rocco Grimaldi, Mattias Ekholm and Ryan Ellis also scored to help the Predators win for the third time in five games. Juuse Saros stopped 39 shots.

Chris Kreider and Artemi Panarin scored for the Rangers, losers of three of their last five (2-2-1). Alexandar Georgiev made 19 saves.

The Rangers went 0 for 4 on the power play, with Saros stopping all 11 shots during the man advantages.


SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Noel Acciari scored three times for his first career hat trick, and the Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak.

Aleksander Barkov, Mike Matheson and Dominic Toninato also scored for Florida, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots in his sixth straight start. Jonathan Huberdeau had four assists, giving him 400 career points in 500 NHL games.

Jonathan Huberdeau Florida Panthers
Jonathan Huberdeau, Florida Panthers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Artem Anisimov scored for the Senators, who have lost eight of their past 11 games. Anders Nilsson made 25 saves.

Florida grabbed control with five goals in the second period.


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