Ovechkin nets two, Caps top Blue Jackets

Alex Ovechkin scored twice as the Washington 2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Dennis Wideman had a goal and an assist while Alexander Semin supplied the other goal for the Capitals, who have won three straight. Tomas Vokoun made 35 saves for the win.

John Moore and Samuel Pahlsson both scored for the Blue Jackets, who were coming off a win against Dallas on Thursday that snapped a six-game losing streak. Steve Mason was handed the loss for giving up four goals on 26 shots.