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Capitals move into first place with shootout victory over Islanders

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Washington in Southeast Division lead after poor start For so much of this lockout-shortened season, it looked as if the Capitals would miss out on the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in six years. There were injuries and inconsistency and all around frustrating play. But just in time, Washington has found itself. Thursday was another huge step toward its goal with a 2-1 shootout...

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