The Devils beat Washington 3-2 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Martin Brodeur's 17 saves.
New Jersey was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias, Ilya Kovalchuk, and Andrei Loktionov in the victory. Elias opened the scoring at 11:16 of the second period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 17-save effort for the Devils.
Mike Ribeiro and Mathieu Perreault scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Washington got a 34-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-6, while the Capitals were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 37-19.