Jason Chimera got the lone goal for the Caps in their 2-1 loss against the Devils on Friday night, he tipped in a wrister from John Erskine.
News and notes as the Capitals [22-20-8, 52 points] visit the New Jersey Devils [21-19-11] tonight at Prudential Center [7 p.m., CSN]:
Alex Ovechkin skated briefly with the Capitals on Friday but a lower body injury is expected to keep him out of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center in Newark.
There were no water coolers tossed over in the Capitals’ locker room on Thursday. No fights in practice, no shots taken at goalies’ heads.