Capitals return from bye week to face the Devils

first_img1-18   Capitals  (28-14-3)  at  Devils  (22-12-8)   7pmTV:  NBC Sports WashingtonLast game for Washington:  4-3 win at CarolinaAlex Ovechkin-goal, 2 assistsJay Beagle-goalBrett Connolly-goalLars Eller-goalPhilipp Grubauer-36 savesThe Washington Capitals just got off their bye week. Before their mini-break, the Washington Capitals took on the Carolina Hurricanes in a home-and-home series and the teams split the two games. The Capitals have now gone 6-1 in their last seven games and they have a five-point lead over the Devils for first place in the Metro Division.Last game for New Jersey:  4-1 win at NY IslandersDamon Severson-2 goalsTaylor Hall-goalKyle Palmieri-goalJesper Bratt-2 assistsKeith Kinkaid-25 savesNew Jersey enters this contest ranked 7th in the league in scoring at 3.12 gpg, while also ranking 18th in shots taken (31.3 spg). The New Jersey Devils have really been struggling of late and they entered their game against the Islanders on Tuesday night having lost their last six games in a row. Well, that skid is now over after topping the Islanders on the road by a score of 4-1. Please follow and like us:last_img