Blue Jackets fall to Capitals 2-1 in OT

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Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov (30), of Russia, defends the net next to Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Eric Robinson (50) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored in overtime to help the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1.

Oshie scored on the power play with 1:47 left in overtime.

Oshie’s goal ended an 0 for 19 power-play drought.

Washington remained the only NHL team without back-to-back regulation losses this season.

The Blue Jackets had their winning streak snapped at five.

Columbus got a goal by rookie Jakob Lilja to extend its point streak to nine games.

Capitals rookie goaltender Ilya Samsonov made 27 saves in his first career start against the Blue Jackets.

Carl Hagelin scored his first goal of the season for Washington.

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