Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 4/30/12

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals skates against the New York Rangers during their preseason game on September 24, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
After yesterday's practice, the talk in Capitals camp was about the team's lack of intensity (via CSN Washington)...Brooks Laich..."It's an intense time of year and we're here to win," Laich said. "It takes so much to win and every little thing matters. If there are things I think we can be doing better I'm going to find a way to get the most out of our guys. It's something we'll address in the room and I don't really care to share much more than that."Jay Beagle..."After the game we all were sitting here and we knew it. We were like, 'That's not going to cut it. That's not good enough.'"Joel Ward..."They finished first [in the East] and that was for a reason. They've got a solid squad, obviously, and they play really well defensively. We've just got to be a lot more desperate at times and give them back a real good push."...not sure how a team can come out in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals with a lack of intensity. What are you saving it for?...maybe the Capitals recen...
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