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Washington at Columbus

    Hendricks scores three goals in Capitals' rout

    CBSSports.com wire reports
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    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Matt Hendricks scored three goals and starter Semyon Varlamov stopped all 20 shots he faced to help Washington -- playing without star Alexander Ovechkin -- beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2 on Wednesday night in the Capitals' preseason opener.

    Tomas Fleischmann had two goals and an assist, Cody Eakin also scored, Alexander Semin had three assists and Marcus Johansson added two assists for the Capitals.

    Rick Nash and Nikita Filatov scored for Columbus, which opened exhibition play Tuesday night with a 5-2 victory in Atlanta. Steve Mason allowed two goals on 13 shots in a period and a half of action.

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    Scoreboard
    Washington «1416
    Columbus0112
    Scoring Summary
    1st Period
    6:12Tomas Fleischmann - Assists: Brooks Laich and Alexander Semin
    2nd Period
    7:57Matt Hendricks - Assists: Marcus Johansson and Andrew Gordon
    10:44Power Play - Tomas Fleischmann - Assists: Eric Fehr and Alexander Semin
    12:54Rick Nash - Assist: R.J. Umberger
    14:15Matt Hendricks - Assists: Tomas Fleischmann and Alexander Semin
    16:30Cody Eakin - Assist: Joel Rechlicz
    3rd Period
    5:23Nikita Filatov - Assists: Jakub Voracek and Jan Hejda
    11:06Matt Hendricks - Assists: Tyler Sloan and Marcus Johansson
    Penalty Summary
    1st Period
    3:06Joel Rechlicz: roughing - minor
    9:39Fedor Tyutin: holding - minor
    14:01Fedor Tyutin: hooking - minor
    17:20John Erskine: holding - minor
    2nd Period
    1:49Alexander Semin: delay-of-game - minor
    10:09Petr Straka: tripping - minor
    3rd Period
    16:17Alexander Semin: slashing - minor
    16:39Nikita Filatov: slashing - minor
    Shots on Goal
     123OTT
    Columbus141510-39
    Washington9119-29
    Goalies
    GoalieMINSSGA
    Braden Holtby29:51172
    Semyon Varlamov30:09200
    Daren Machesney29:42124
    Steve Mason29:20112
    Game Information
    Attendance - 10908
    Referees - Kevin Pollock, David Banfield
    Linesmen - Darren Gibbs, Derek Amell
     
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