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Blue Jackets fall to Tampa Bay 3-2 in OT

Nick Foligno and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored for the Blue Jackets.
Credit: AP
Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones, front left, knocks the puck away from Tampa Bay Lightning's Brayden Point, as Blue Jackets' Joonas Korpisalo, of Finland, protects the net during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Brayden Point scored 1:56 into overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 for their third straight win to begin the season. 

Tampa Bay’s Andrei Vasilevskiy and Joonas Korpisalo traded great saves in extra time before Point tapped in a pass from Victor Hedman. 

Blake Coleman and Mathieu Joseph also scored for the Stanley Cup champions, and Vasilevskiy had 23 saves. 

Nick Foligno tied the game for the Blue Jackets 47 seconds into the third period. 

Oliver Bjorkstrand also scored and Korpisalo stopped 34 shots.