The Capitals have actually played 2 more video games than the Devils, however at this moment with simply 11 points separating leading from bottom, Washington is most likely to choose the points on the board instead of the capacity of the video games in hand.
Thursday the Capitals are in Newark to take on the Devils at the Prudential. It’s the 3rd video game of the season in between the Division competitors with Washington having actually won each previous encounter 5-2.
New Jersey snapped their 6 video game skid last time out with a 4-1 accomplishment over the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Anders Lee scored his 26th of the project for the hosts early in the very first duration, however from there it was one-way traffic for the visitors with Damon Severson scoring two times and Kyle Palmieri and Taylor Hall likewise on target.
The Devils are 3 video games into a harsh 10-game ping-pong schedule that sees them alternate house and roadway video games through the 1st of February.
Roadway video games versus the Islanders, two times, together with video games in Philadelphia, Boston and Buffalo versus the Flyers, Bruins and Sabres respectively are sandwiched around Saturday’s house defeat to Philadelphia, Thursday’s video game versus the Capitals and gos to from the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators prior to the Flyers show up as soon as again, this time to open the month of February.