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WASHINGTON - Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist and Michal Neuvirth made 20 saves as the Washington Capitals rebounded and brought home a convincing 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday Night.  The Caps opened very well and never trailed, but fell back a bit in the middle part of the game before closing it out with authority.  In addition, for the first time in forever, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, and Alexander Semin scored in the same game.  "When your top end guys score, it gives the team confidence, the guys on the bench.  We played well tonight.  We took it to them instead of waiting to see what happens." The Capitals started very well in the opening five minutes, establishing a nice forecheck, playing physical, and getting some chances on Anders Lindback that the towering Swedish keeper turned away.  They continued to play well as the early parts of the period came and went, but failed to capitalize on most of their early chances.  That cha...
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