The save midway through the second period helped the Capitals continue building momentum en route to their 5-1 win.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Devils for a Saturday matinee.
The defenseman will take warmups but needs to be completely confident he's ready to play before returning to the lineup. Coach Adam Oates: “I can’t have him go two shifts and then get hurt.”
Alex Ovechkin played a strong game Thursday night against New Jersey and had numerous scoring chances, he just couldn't find a way to put the puck in the back of the net.
Capitals defenseman Mike Green says he's feeling better but stresses that he's being cautious with his recovery.
Notes and analysis from the Capitals' 3-2 loss to the Devils on Thursday night in New Jersey..
In a third period filled with Capitals penalties, one was particularly strange.
Discuss the game as the Caps host the Devils.
The compressed 48-game season makes for some quirks, like the Capitals hosting the Devils for consecutive games at Verizon Center.
Mike Green, who will be a game time decision against the Devils, discusses his injury.