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Caps Today, 2/17/13

Today's Storyline
The Washington Capitals wrap up their three-game road trip tonight with a nationally televised contest against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

The Capitals are 11-5-2 in their last 18 regular-season games against the Rangers and have gone 5-2-1 in their last eight games at Madison Square Garden. John Carlson led all Capitals players in points against the Rangers last season, posting three goals and three assists in four games against New York.

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Washington Times: Braden Holtby returns to Madison Square Garden / Capitals Watch: Ex-Caps forward Jeff Halpern 'real happy' with Rangers / Capitals Watch: Brooks Laich says injury is 'tough to measure' / Capitals Watch: Wojtek Wolski's time with Rangers 'didn't work out' / Capitals Watch: Caps' Mike Green has lower-body injury; status uncertain / Capitals Watch: Capitals practice update: Back to work in preparation for Rangers

Washington Examiner: Capitals' Brooks Laich simply hates sitting out

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NHL: Capitals conclude trip in New York

Associated Press: Capitals-Rangers Preview Brooks Laich on Injury: It's Been The Hardest Thing I Think I've Ever Gone Through In My Hockey Career

New York Times: New Angle for Ovechkin, Moving From Left to Right

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