Apr 19, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson (7) celebrates with the Blue Jackets bench after scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Playoffs 2014, Penguins at Blue Jackets: Columbus scores first

The Columbus Blue Jackets entered Monday night with momentum fully on their side after recording the franchise’s first win in the NHL playoffs on Saturday against Pittsburgh.

In game three, Columbus made sure to not let that momentum go to waste by jumping out to a quick 2-0 lead just 3:18 into the game.

Boone Jenner scored the first goal of the game just 1:38 into the game. Jack Johnson’s third goal in three games made it 2-0.

As of this posting, the Blue Jackets lead the Penguins 2-0 after the opening period.

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