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Caps Today, 2/22/13

Today’s Storyline
The Washington Capitals will practice today at 11 a.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

The Capitals won 58% of last night’s face-offs and have now won 50% or more face-offs in each of their last five games.

Matt Hendricks leads Washington in face-off percentage, having won 63.3% of his draws this season.

Upcoming Media
Today, 2:45 p.m.: Alan May on Inside the Locker Room, ESPN 980 AM

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Dump ‘n Chase: Postgame Notebook 2-21-13: Devils 3, Caps 2 / Green is Game-Time Decision Tonight
Caps365: Adam Oates Postgame 2/21/13 / Devils Postgame Locker Room 2/21/13 / Peter DeBoer Postgame 2/21/13 / Caps Postgame Locker Room 2/21/13 / Two-Man Advantage 2/21/13 / Marcus Johansson 2/21/13 / Adam Oates 2/21/13

Capitals Voice: Your Capitals Minute for Friday, February 22 / Hear Mike Ribeiro and Mathieu Perreault Score in the Second Period, Caps Up 2-1 to Start the 3rd / Adam Oates Talks Devils, The Homestand and More

Washington Post: Capitals vs. Devils: Washington loses third-period lead in 3-2 loss to visiting New Jersey / Capitals Insider: About the Capitals’ puck over the glass penalty against New Jersey / Capitals Insider: Scheduling quirk brings New Jersey to D.C. for two games this week / Capitals Insider: Capitals’ Tomas Kundratek working to develop his game

Washington Times: Capitals notes: Marcus Johansson back on ice, ‘getting better every day’ / Troy Brouwer’s goal-scoring spree a bonus for Capitals / Capitals Watch: What happened on puck over glass penalty on Capitals? / Capitals Watch: Penalties bite Capitals in loss to Devils

Washington Examiner: Penalties kill Capitals again in loss to Devils / Loose Pucks: Caps win a game of hide-and-seek and yet still lose / Loose Pucks: Devils 3, Caps 2: Five Observations / Loose Pucks: Caps forward Wojtek Wolski waiting for a break

CSN Washington: Capitals hand Devils comeback win / Devils come back to beat caps in 3rd / Joe B.’s Blog: More Penalty Problems for Caps Devils rally to beat Capitals 3-2

Associated Press: Kovalchuk scores tiebreaking goal as Devils edge Capitals

Arlington Patch: Hockey ‘n Heels Event Draws Caps Fans to Ballston
Ted’s Take: Venture Capital Industry Update / Best of the Berlin Film Festival / If You Watched “The Sessions” / Anti-Bullying Video

Injury Update

D Jack Hillen – day-to-day
D Mike Green – day-to-day
F Brooks Laich – day-to-day
F Marcus Johansson – day-to-day



Your Capitals Minute for Friday, Feb. 22

Hear Caps' 2nd Period Goals

Adam Oates' Postgame 

Caps Postgame

Devils Postgame