Dynamic Trio Aube-Kubel, Malenstyn, and Kuznetsov Propel Capitals to Victory Against DevilsNovember 11, 2023
The Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2, with Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Beck Malenstyn scoring 15 seconds apart in the first period. Evgeny Kuznetsov had two goals, while Tom Wilson had two assists and Charlie Lindgren made 24 saves. Timo Meier and Dawson Mercer scored for New Jersey, and Vitek Vanecek was replaced by Akira Schmid midway through the first period. Martin Fehervary suffered a lower-body injury and left the game. Alex Ovechkin had an assist, and the Devils were without leading scorer Jack Hughes and captain Nico Hischier. The Capitals play the New York Islanders next, while the Devils are set to play against Winnipeg.