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Caps Today, 2/16/13

Today’s Storyline
The Washington Capitals will practice today at 10:30 a.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex before heading to New York for a nationally televised contest with the New York Rangers on Sunday at 6 p.m. on NBC Sports Network, as a part of NBC's Hockey Day in America coverage.

The Capitals currently own their first three-game winning streak of the season and their first since a stretch of four consecutive victories from March 8-13 last season. Washington has scored four or more goals in each of its last three contests, the first time the Capitals have accomplished that feat since a three-game stretch from Dec. 5-9 of last season. The Capitals currently rank tied for ninth in the league in goals per game (2.86).

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