The Devils were shut out for the sixth time while Cory Schneider has been in net. He’s held opponents to two-goals-or-less in 13 of his last 14 starts.
Dainius Zubrus led the Devils will five shots on goal tonight.
Julien Brouillette scored his first NHL goal for Washington midway through the third period, as the Caps added a pair of empty netters late in the game to ice the victory.
With the Olympic break ahead, the Devils are off until February 27 when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Prudential Center.