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Capitals trounce Devils

The Washington Capitals' firepower overwhelmed the New Jersey Devils, taking a 4-1 win at the Verizon Center Saturday.

Washington won as a -132 home favorite while the final score played UNDER the 5.5-goal total.

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each recorded a goal and two assist in the win. Goaltender Michal Neuvirth made 29 saves.

Rod Pelley netted the Devils' only goal in the first period while goaltender Martin Brodeur made 36 saves in the loss.