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Jenner scores twice and Blue Jackets overcome Jokinen's hat trick in 5-3 win over Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jussi Jokinen, of Finland, left, shoots and scores past Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson in the second period of the NHL hockey preseason game on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jussi Jokinen, of Finland, left, shoots and scores past Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson in the second period of the NHL hockey preseason game on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Boone Jenner scored his second goal of the game to offset Jussi Jokinen's hat trick and lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in a preseason game Saturday.

Jenner notched the winner by banking a backhander in off of traffic in front 7:21 into the third period.

Brandon Dubinsky and Jenner scored in the first period and Cam Atkinson added a goal in the second before Jokinen scored three straight goals in a span of 8:28 in the second to tie the game.

Derek MacKenzie added an empty netter with 44 seconds left in the game.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 19 of 23 Columbus shots, while last season's Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky made 38 saves.

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