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David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the Devils rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 victory in Washington.
BEST OF MAXIM
Devils win despite going 0-for-5 on power play
New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk has been ruled out for both ends of a home-and-home series against the Washington Capitals.
Kovalchuk, who is nursing a muscle pull in his leg, will miss games on Friday and Saturday, coach Peter DeBoer detailed.
"It's lingering," DeBoer told ESPNNewYork.com. "But it's definitely getting better. He'll be back...
Give the Devils credit, they not only went into a tough arena and got the win, but they did so after falling into a 2-0 hole. In fact, they were down by 2, being completely dominated in their own zone and took a penalty but found a way to kill it off.
Petr Sykora then got the Devils within 1 by scoring what's becoming his kind of goal, ripping a wrist shot past the goalie...
Coach Pete DeBoer: 'He has a lot of gas left in the tank'
WASHINGTON - David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on...
By Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci)
It’s great to be back writing hockey. I’m in Ithaca this weekend on a much needed getaway after getting some immaculate stresses lifted off my shoulders from the unrelenting academic demands of my class schedule, but have and always will find the time to write and talk hockey. On an unrelated note to this article, Cornell’s mens ice hockey team...
David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on Nicklas Backstrom, and the New Jersey Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.
It has been an eventful week for the Washington Capitals. A lackluster loss to Dallas on Tuesday, a bag skate on Wednesday, a come-from-behind 3-1 victory last night in Newark when the Caps got Mike Green back only to lost him again and where Bruce Boudreau benched Alex Semin and Cody Eakin. Now tonight, the Caps looked to dance with the Devils in the pale moon light and sweep...
Admits it's hard to remain positive
Ilya Kovalchuk will miss his third straight game with a lower-body injury.
David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on Nicklas Backstrom, and the Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Capitals on Saturday night.
Patrik Elias extends scoring streak to seven games
Matchup - Capitals (9-4-0 - 18 points) vs. Devils (7-5-1 - 15 points)
TV - CSN-MA, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Projected starting goalies - Tomas Vokoun (WSH) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJD)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Washington - 3.77 / 2.92
New Jersey - 2.31 / 2.69
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage
Washington - 25% / 78.7
New Jersey - 12.5%...
Martin Brodeur vs. Tomas Vokoun