After a favorable bounce in double overtime in Game 3 for the Washington Capitals, they were looking to ride that momentum into Game 4 and even up this series. Washington did just that in a 4-1 win in Game 4 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The series is tied at 2.
Tom Wilson scored the lone goal for the Capitals in the first period. T.J. Oshie scored a power-play goal in the second-period for Washington. Alex Ovechkin made it 3-0 for the Capitals 2:49 into the third period.
Boone Jenner scored the lone goal in the third-period for the Blue Jackets. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored an empty-net goal for the Capitals with 2:19 remaining in regulation. Braden Holtby was sensational for Washington with 23 saves.
Sergei Bobrovsky played well for Columbus with 29 saves and he was effective once again. Game 5 will be on Saturday Afternoon in Washington, D.C.