Capitals Fall 5-4 Against New Jersey - Game Recap

Capitals Fall 5-4 Against New Jersey - Game Recap

New Jersey got a pair of goals from Marek Zidlicky as the Devils skated to a 5-4 victory over Washington on Saturday at Verizon Center.

The Devils were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

New Jersey got goals from Marek Zidlicky (2), Jaromir Jagr, Dainius Zubrus, and Andy Greene in the victory. Zidlicky opened the scoring at 11:26 of the first period.

Martin Brodeur turned in a 18-save effort for the Devils.

Washington got goals from Jason Chimera, Alex Ovechkin, Mikhail Grabovski, and Joel Ward in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Braden Holtby stopped 32 of 37 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, New Jersey went 2-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 37-22.

New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Anaheim.