5 Facts You Need to Know For Devils-Capitals

The Devils look to keep their unbeaten start to the season going tonight against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.

Complete coverage of tonight’s game starts tonight at 6:30 PM on MSG+ & MSG GO.

*Facts Courtesy New Jersey Devils

1 Slump Busting

The Devils are looking to break a winless streak against the Capitals at home tonight. The last time they beat the Caps at the Prudential Center was April 4, 2014, in a 2-1 win.

2 Old Friends in New Places

For the first time in his eight-year NHL career, Marcus Johansson will be playing against the Capitals. The 27-year-old totaled a career-high 58 points with Washington last season before being traded to New Jersey during the offseason.

3 Bratt Pack

Jesper Bratt has a three-game point streak to start his NHL career and has tallied six points (three goals, three assists) so far.

4 Zach-It To Me

Pavel Zacha tallied twice in New Jersey’s 6-3 win over Toronto on Wednesday, his first multi-game of his NHL career.

5 Shorthanded Success

The Devils have three shorthanded goals this season, including a historic 3-on-5 shorthanded goal scored by Brian Gibbons Wednesday night in Toronto. It was the first time in franchise history the Devils scored a 3-on-5 goal.