WASHINGTON (Ticker) -- Martin Brodeur tries to continue his
success with the New Jersey Devils against the Washington
Capitals when the teams skate at the MCI Center.
Brodeur is 24-10-3 lifetime against the Capitals with six
shutouts. He notched one of them on December 4 when he made only
nine stops in a 3-0 victory.
Jeff Friesen, Turner Stevenson and defenseman Paul Martin all
scored for New Jersey, which is 4-2-0-0 against Southeast
New Jersey is 7-2-2-1 in its last 12 games after Monday's 3-1
loss to the New York Islanders. The Devils' only losses in that
span have come against the Islanders.
The Devils have split their last six road matchups with the
Washington is still searching for the 1,000th victory in
franchise history after its third straight loss, an embarrassing
7-1 setback at Buffalo on Wednesday. Goaltender Maxime Ouellet
was peppered with 42 shots and stopped only 35.
The Capitals played without right wing Peter Bondra, who
suffered a groin injury in practice on Tuesday. Bondra owns 22
career goals and 51 points in his career against New Jersey.