New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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New Jersey Devils
Final
3:6
Washington Capitals
Highlights and Stats


Washington Capitals will visit Newark for a game against New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Monday, 07:00 PM EDT. The two rivals are part of the same Metropolitan Division, with the Devils currently sitting 5th with 6 points, and the Capitals are on the 6th spot with 6 points.

New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 03-26-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
0 2 1 3
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
0 1 3 4

The previous game between those two opponents was held on March 26th, 2022 and ended in a tight 4-3 win for Washington. The Capitals’ best skater was Nicklas Backstrom, spending 14:25 on the ice. He sent 1 shots towards the opponents’ net and it made it through the goalie. He also assisted for one of his team’s other goals. On the other end of the floor, Jack Hughes was the best among the New Jersey Devils’ ranks and concluded with 1 goal, spending 23:33 on the ice. The winners’ netminder Vitek Vanecek’s impact on the game is not to be underestimated as he deflected 35 of all 38 shots on his goal. His counterpart Nico Daws was challenged with 22 attempts towards his goal and 4 of those made it through to the back of his net. There is no clear favorite when it comes to the latest five encounters, as New Jersey Devils won 3 and the Washington Capitals triumphed 2 times in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team03-26-202201-02-202210-21-202110-04-202109-29-2021
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
341 4 5
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
4 3 414

New Jersey Devils Form

*Last 10 New Jersey Devils Games - 6:4:0
10-22-202210-20-202210-18-202210-15-202210-13-202210-08-202210-06-202210-03-202209-30-202209-29-2022
2:1vs San Jose Sharks1:4@ New York Islanders4:2vs Anaheim Ducks2:5vs Detroit Red Wings5:2@ Philadelphia Flyers3:5@ Boston Bruins5:2@ New York Islanders1:0vs Boston Bruins1:2vs New York Rangers2:5@ New York Rangers

On 10/22 New Jersey Devils faced San Jose Sharks and in the end the score was 2-1 in their favor. Dawson Mercer was the best for the Devils, as he earned 1 point for a 17:30 of playing time on the night. He had 2 attempts on goal and suceeded with 1, as it whistled in the net. The team’s victory was achieved also thanks to Mackenzie Blackwood, who managed to save 21 of the 22 shots he faced. The New Jersey Devils have a balance of 3-2-0 for the season and have won 3 in a row. They have a balance of 2-1-0 when performing on home ice this term. New Jersey’s next game is scheduled to take place at Little Caesars Arena on 10/25 versus Detroit Red Wings.

New Jersey Devils Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Mackenzie Blackwood

    Games Played:4
    Saves Percentage:0.904
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Jesper Bratt

    Games Played:5
    Goals:0
    Assists:8

New Jersey Devils Missing Players

NONE

Washington Capitals Form

*Last 10 Washington Capitals Games - 6:4:0
10-22-202210-20-202210-17-202210-15-202210-13-202210-12-202210-08-202210-05-202210-01-202209-30-2022
4:3vs Los Angeles Kings5:2@ Ottawa Senators6:4vs Vancouver Canucks3:1vs Montreal Canadiens3:2@ Toronto Maple Leafs2:5vs Boston Bruins4:3vs Columbus Blue Jackets4:2vs Detroit Red Wings2:1@ Columbus Blue Jackets0:2@ Detroit Red Wings

The previous game of the Washington Capitals was at home against the Los Angeles Kings on 10/22 and ended in a 4-3 win. John Carlson stood above the other Capitals players, finishing the game with 2 points. He spent 26 minutes and 05 seconds skating and sent 8 shots on target. One of those made it past the netminder and the player also provided 1 assist. The Washington Capitals victory was achieved also thanks to the goalie Darcy Kuemper, who saved 23 of the 26 shots, sent towards his goal. The Washington Capitals own a 3-3-0 balance since the season’s beginning and as of now are on a streak of W1. The side owns a 0-2-0 road balance for this season. The team will be on the ice again on Thursday, October 27th when the Capitals are scheduled to play against the Dallas Stars at their opponents’ arena.

Washington Capitals Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Darcy Kuemper

    Games Played:5
    Saves Percentage:0.899
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Alex Ovechkin

    Games Played:6
    Goals:2
    Assists:3

Washington Capitals Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
1 0 2 3
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
1 4 1 6
New Jersey DevilsWashington Capitals
  • Score

    3
    6
  • PP Opportunities

    4
    3
  • PP Goals

    0
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

New Jersey DevilsvsWashington Capitals
  • 1`04:49
    Nathan BastianJohn Marino, Michael McLeod
    1-0
  • 1`07:51
    Kevin Bahl2 minutes for Hooking T.J. Oshie
    -
  • 1`10:46
    1-1
    Nic DowdBeck Malenstyn, Garnet Hathaway
  • 1`18:12
    -
    Aliaksei Protas2 minutes for Boarding John Marino
  • 2`03:23
    -
    Garnet Hathaway2 minutes for Interference Brendan Smith
  • 2`09:16
    1-2
    Garnet HathawayNick Jensen, Dylan Strome
  • 2`09:43
    -
    Beck Malenstyn2 minutes for Tripping John Marino
  • 2`10:03
    1-3
    Conor Sheary
  • 2`15:41
    Nico Hischier2 minutes for Boarding Nick Jensen