Found March 09, 2013 on Rock the Red:
The Isles have always played the Caps close. (Clydeorama) The Washington Capitals are in Uniondale, New York, this afternoon to take on the Islanders as they play the first of two back-to-back games on the weekend.  New York, who lost their last game against the Rangers on Thursday, are 10-11-3 and 4-4-2 over their last ten.  Their record gives them 23 standings points and places them fourth in the Atlantic Division and 10th in the Eastern Conference, three points out of a playoff spot.  The Caps, who have won three in a row and eight of 11, are 10-11-1 for 21 standings points, which places them third in the Southeast Division and 12th in the Conference. Evgeni Nabokov is likely to start for the Isles this evening after making 35 saves on 37 shots during that losing effort against the Rangers earlier this week.  Nabokov has posted a 2.92 GAA, .904 save percentage, and one shutout in his 20 starts.  Outside the crease, the Isles will be only missing one player – defenseman Ma...
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