Mar 25, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates after Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) not pictured scores a goal against New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) during the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports
The New Jersey Devils good luck ran out as the Washington Capitals took them down on Thursday night. The biggest factor in the game was really the Capitals ability to counter punch the second the Devils got momentum on their side. After Nick Merkley’s goal to open the scoring in the first period, it took 2 minutes for a response.