Found March 26, 2013 on Rock the Red:
The Isles took advantage of a slow start and mistakes to take two big points. (WP) For the second time this season, the New York Islanders have denied the Washington Capitals in their quest to win four consecutive games.  The Caps lost to New York 3-2 on Tuesday night at Verizon Center, dropping a golden chance to keep pace with the teams in front of them in the standings.  After falling behind early in the first period on two straight goals from the slot, Washington battled back with markers from Mike Ribeiro and John Carlson to get on level terms.  A strong showing following those two markers was all for naught in the end, however, as a bad play at the end of a shift led the Islanders’ game winner with a little more than five minutes to go in regulation.  Making things worse was that both the Rangers and Jets won on Tuesday, putting the Capitals seven and four points out of the Southeast Division lead and eight spot in the Eastern Conference, respectively.  Now 15-17-1, the Ca...
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