Final: Devils 4 Capitals 3

Scoring Summary:
First Period- None
Second Period- Kovalchuk (11) and Urbom (1) and Henrique (9)
Third Period- Laich (8) and Chimera (12) and Chimera (13)
Overtime- None
Shootout- Devils win shootout 2-0

Next Game: 12/26 at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00 pm.

Ilya Kovalchuk Postgame:
“It’s nice to get two points but we gave them one.”

Pete DeBoer Postgame:
“We make it interesting on ourselves. It’s obviously not the way we want to play the third period, but again we did a lot of good things and got the win and, thankfully, we’ve got 40-plus games left here to clean up some of those things.”

Team Notes:
Devils outdrew the Capitals 30-27
Devils outshot the Capitals 28-25
Devils went 1 for 4 on the power play.
Devils tied the Capitals in hits 12-12

Player Stats: