Capitals right at home, face Canucks

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Capitals right at home, face Canucks
Capitals right at home, face Canucks

WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals are feasting on home cooking as they welcome the struggling Vancouver Canucks to Capital One Arena on Tuesday night. Washington (26-13-3) has won nine straight homes games, the longest such streak in the NHL this season. They are not too shabby overall either, going 12-2-2 since Dec. 2. On Sunday, Nicklas Backstrom's overtime goal gave the Capitals their fourth straight win, 4-3 over the St. Louis Blues. Coming off a four-day break, the Capitals trailed 2-1 after two periods and allowed a late tying goal before Backstrom's heroics against a St. Louis team playing the second of back-to-backs. “There's obviously a little bit of rust, but it's not really an excuse,”

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