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Jets 2 at Capitals 4
1. Washington, Brouwer 12 (Johansson, Wellman) 4:56.
2. Winnipeg, Little 18 (Ladd) 13:02.
Penalties -- Backstrom Wash (interference) 14:41, Enstrom Wpg (slashing) 17:59.
3. Winnipeg, Byfuglien 13 (Setoguchi, Jokinen) 5:41.
Penalties -- Byfuglien Wpg (tripping) 9:06, Wheeler Wpg (slashing) 18:35.
4. Washington, Wilson 2 (Brouillette, Wey) 3:38.
5. Washington, Ovechkin 40 (Backstrom, Alzner) 7:46.
6. Washington, Brouwer 13 (Johansson, Carrick) 15:15.
Penalties -- Trouba Wpg (delay of game) 10:21.
Referees -- Chris Rooney, Rob Martell.
Linesmen -- Bryan Pancich, Pierre Racicot.
Attendance -- 18,506.
CRITICAL NO. 6:
The Caps have now won six in a row vs. the Jets.
18-8-2 -- Washington's record this season when scoring first.
CRITICAL NO. 42:
Percentage of faceoff wins by the Jets. Winnipeg ranks dead last in the NHL in faceoff percentage.
Olli Jokinen's assist on Dustin Byfuglien's second-period goal ended a nine-game point drought... Caps' D-man John Carlson played in his 272nd consecutive game Thursday, passing Calle Johansson for the most consecutive by a Washington rearguard in franchise history... Julien Brouillette and Patrick Wey, both called up from Hershey because of injury problems on the Capitals' blue-line, drew assists on Tom Wilson's third-period goal for the first points of their NHL careers.
"I didn't even know that. I don't think it played a part in the game. They're beating us lately." -- Bryan Little on the Caps' six-game win streak against the Jets.
The Jets moved on to St. Louis immediately after the contest for the final contest of their pre-Olympic four-game road trip, Saturday against the St. Louis Blues (6 p.m., TSN Jets/TSN 1290).
-- Ed Tait