Devils try to keep win streak alive, host the Capitals

Washington Capitals (3-3-0, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (3-2-0, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

Newark, New Jersey; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils host the Washington Capitals as winners of three straight games.

New Jersey had a 27-46-9 record overall while going 9-14-3 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division last season. The Devils had a 15.1% power play success rate last season, scoring 34 goals on 225 chances.

Washington had a 44-26-12 record overall while going 16-9-1 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division last season. The Capitals committed 3.4 penalties per game and served 7.7 penalty minutes per game last season.

INJURIES: Devils: Nathan Bastian: day to day (lower-body), Jonathan Bernier: out (hip).

Capitals: Carl Hagelin: out (hip), Connor Brown: out (lower body), Tom Wilson: out (knee), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip).

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