If the Stanley Cup playoffs began today, the Caps and Devils would face off in the first round.
The Capitals saw a pair of two-goal leads disappear in their 5-4 overtime loss to the Devils.
Alex Ovechkin lit the lamp in the third period, beating New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur to give the Caps a 4-2 lead. Washington went on to lose 5-4 in overtime.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 5-4 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils Saturday night at VerizonCenter.