The Capitals twice fought back from one-goal deficits to pull out an overtime win in Columbus.
The Devils will be down a key player in their matchup against the Caps on Saturday.
After giving up an early lead, the Capitals overcame deficits twice on the way to beating the Blue Jackets in overtime. Coach Barry Trotz was pleased with his team's relentlessness.
By stopping the Blue Jackets' seven-game win streak, the Caps extended their own streak to 5-0-2.
Just minutes after Tom Wilson dropped the gloves, more fusticuffs were required and Michael Latta answered the bell.