- 6:14 WSH Alex Ovechkin
- 18:28 WSH Andre Burakovsky (Power Play)
- 3:19 NJD Stefan Noesen Assists: Pavel Zacha, Jacob Josefson
- 8:29 WSH Lars Eller Assists: Dmitry Orlov, Andre Burakovsky
- 10:19 WSH Evgeny Kuznetsov (Power Play) Assists: Dmitry Orlov, Alex Ovechkin
- 18:16 NJD Adam Henrique (Power Play) Assists: Michael Cammalleri, P.A. Parenteau
- 18:07 WSH Evgeny Kuznetsov (Power Play) Assists: Dmitry Orlov, Alex Ovechkin
NEWARK, N.J. -- Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice, Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night to head into the All-Star break with the most points in the NHL.
Andre Burakovsky and Lars Eller also scored for the Capitals, who have 72 points in 49 games as they seek their second straight President's Trophy. Defenseman Dmitry Orlov added two assists and Braden Holtby made 27 saves for Washington, which is 13-1-2 in its last 16 games.
Next Game: The Devils resume their schedule next Tuesday at Detroit at 7:30 p.m..