The Columbus Blue Jackets' record this season when leading the game after two periods is a dismal 10-6-2, meaning they blow leads in the final 20 minutes almost half of the time. If they enter the third period tied, they're 2-6-3. If they're trailing, they're 1-20-1. In short, they are poor in third periods.
That's bad enough, but the Blue Jackets aren't content just to fail the final frame -- they often do so spectacularly. Columbus has surrendered the game-winning goal in the final minute of regulation three times this season: In Ottawa, versus Nashville, and during Wednesday night's visit to the Los Angeles Kings, when Drew Doughty scored the game-winner with less than a second to go.
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But this one might not be Columbus' fault. Watch the clock: With 1.8 seconds remaining, it freezes for nearly an entire second, and Doughty scores the goal in the phantom time: