Andre Burakovsky and Nicklas Backstrom scored, Braden Holtby stopped 25 shots and the Washington Capitals extended their winning streak to six games with an ugly 3-0 victory over the last-place New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

Burakovsky ran his goal streak to three games after he wasn’t traded at the deadline. With his 35th career shutout, Holtby tied Olie Kolzig for the most in franchise history.

New Jersey sent out a patchwork lineup with many players who started the season in the minors. Mackenzie Blackwood did his best to keep the Devils in the game by making 33 saves.

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) battles for the puck against New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri (21) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) battles for the puck against New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri (21) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

The Devils went 0 for 6 on the power play to drop to 0 for their last 24 and lost their fifth game in a row.

Lars Eller sealed it with an empty-netter.

JETS 8, HURRICANES 1

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) catches the puck next to New Jersey Devils center Blake Coleman (20) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) catches the puck next to New Jersey Devils center Blake Coleman (20) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrew Copp scored twice, Nikolaj Ahlers had a goal and two assists, and Winnipeg rode a four-goal first period to an easy win over Carolina.

Kevin Hayes, Blake Wheeler, Kyle Connor and Ben Chiarot each had a goal and an assist. Adam Lowry also scored as Winnipeg posted its largest victory of the season.

The Jets scored three times in the first 10 minutes to jump ahead early and then three times in the final 10 minutes to turn it into a rout.

Laurent Brossoit made 28 saves and Winnipeg moved ahead of idle Nashville into first place in the Central Division.

Curtis McElhinney stopped only 21 of 29 shots for the Hurricanes. Greg McKegg scored their lone goal midway through the third period.

PANTHERS 6, WILD 2

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov set a franchise record with five assists, and MacKenzie Weegar and Mike Matheson each scored twice as Florida beat Minnesota to snap a six-game losing streak.

Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and three assists, Mike Hoffman also scored and Evgenii Dadonov added three assists. Sam Montembeault made 26 saves in his second career start for his first NHL win.

Marcus Foligno and J.T. Brown scored for the Wild, who had their eight-game point streak stopped. Devan Dubnyk allowed three goals on seven shots before he was replaced by Alex Stalock to start the second period.

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