It should come as no surprise that left wing Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington Capitals with eight goals. But after left wing Marcus Johansson finished last season with eight goals in 80 games, could anyone have predicted Johansson would share the team lead with Ovechkin? "I would not believe it," Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom said. "But I'm glad it's happened." Ovechkin and Johansson each scored a pair of goals, and Backstrom and rookie center Andre Burakovsky each added a pair of assists to lead the Capitals to a 4-2 NHL win over the slumping Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. The win was the third in a row for the Capitals (7-5-3) after a five-game losing streak. The loss was the ninth in a row for the Blue Jackets, who are 0-8-1 after a 4-2-0 start. "We can build some momentum," Capitals coach Barry Trotz said. "The guys responded, especially the penalty kill and especially Braden [Holtby] in the third period. When the game was on the line he stood tall." Goaltender Holtby (24 saves) picked up his fifth win for the Capitals, while Columbus goaltender Curtis McElhinney (28 saves) fell to 0-5-1. Defenseman David Savard and right wing Cam Atkinson scored for Columbus, which has not won since Oct. 23.