Washington shut out New Jersey on Friday, getting a 33-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in a 3-0 win.
Washington was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Washington got goals from Mike Knuble (2) and Jeff Schultz in the victory. Schultz opened the scoring at 6:10 of the first period.
Michal Neuvirth turned in a 33-save effort for the Capitals.
Martin Brodeur stopped 9 of 12 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Washington scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 33-12.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Columbus.