The Devils outshot the Capitals 11-6 in the first period as the teams failed to convert two power-play opportunities apiece.
Early in the second, New Jersey's Adam Henrique took a centering pass and wristed a shot past Holtby, but it banged off the left post.
Later in the period Schneider stopped Karl Alzner's wrister from close range and made two follow-up saves on Jay Beagle.
The Capitals finished 0 for 4 on the power play and the Devils were 0 for 3. . New Jersey D Anton Volchenkov (lower body injury) missed his third straight game. . Washington D Mike Green (concussion) missed his fifth game and C Mikhail Grabovski (left ankle injury) missed his eighth. . New Jersey leads the season series 2-1.
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