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Kovalchuk, Elias lead Devils past Capitals 3-2

Thursday - 2/21/2013, 11:30pm  ET

Washington Capitals defenseman Tomas Kundratek (36), of the Czech Republic, skates with the puck as New Jersey Devils center David Clarkson (23) watches in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

HOWARD FENDRICH
AP Sports Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Having watched his New Jersey Devils fail to score during an earlier 5-on-3 power play, coach Peter DeBoer called a timeout right before another two-man advantage against the Washington Capitals.

This time, the puck wound up in the net.

Dropping to a knee as he let his shot fly, Ilya Kovalchuk scored the tiebreaking goal with about 8
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