Taylor Hall, Nico Hischier, Keith Kinkaid, Kyle Palmieri and the New Jersey Devils will play their first home game of the 2018-19 season when they host Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m.
on Thursday at Prudential Center in Newark.
Watch video Taylor Hall, Nico Hischier, Keith Kinkaid, Kyle Palmieri and the New Jersey Devils will play their first home game of the 2018-19 season when they host Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m.
on Thursday at Prudential Center in Newark. The Devils will be playing just their second game of the season, while the Capitals will appear in their fourth.
Washington played on Wednesday night, earning a 5-2 home victory over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Devils' lines vs. Capitals Join NJ.com's live chat in the comment section, and follow along with live updates in the box below. Here is everything you need to know about the home game: What: New Jersey Devils (1-0-0) vs. Washington Capitals (2-0-1) When: 7 p.m.
EST, Thursday, Oct.
11, 2018 Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey TV: MSG+ Live stream: MSG Go More to know: The Devils finished 1-3-0 against the Capitals in 2017-18, with the lone win coming in overtime at Prudential Center.
Keith Kinkaid -- Thursday's starting goalie for the Devils -- was in net for that 4-3 victory.
In a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers to start the season, the Devils played a solid possession game, limiting dangerous chances for the Oilers while pushing the pace on the offensive end.
To have a similar outcome against the Capitals, the Devils need to have the same type of play.
"Forwards did a really good job managing the puck.
They tracked really hard, so we got to get up," defenseman Mirco Mueller said.
"It was just all around a good team game.
We didn't give them too much.
Teams like that, they want to play off the rush and feed off their skates.
We didn't give that to them." Chris Ryan may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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