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Capitals vs. Red Wings: Game 20 of 82

Another shootout victory snaps the Caps' road losing streak, and keeps the Wings' home losing streak going a little longer.

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Rocking the Red Wings

Another shootout victory snaps the Caps' road losing streak, and keeps the Wings' home losing streak going a little longer.

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Latta's First NHL Goal Ties the Game

Down two goals entering the third period on the road, the Caps had dug themselves a formidable hole. Then... they dug themselves out.

A reunited top trio worked a beautiful cycle that culminated with Marcus Johansson feeding Alex Ovechkin (as he has been wont to do) for a snipe to cut the lead to one just over three minutes into the stanza. Eight minutes later, it was Michael Latta's first NHL goal which tied the game:

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Congrats to Latta, and a quick word of advice: grab some goggles for the post-game scrum.

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Ovechkin Cuts Lead to One

After falling behind late in the second period, Adam Oates decided to mix things up a bit and reunited his old top line, moving Marcus Johansson back up to the top line alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.

The move paid almost immediate dividends, as Marcus Johansson made what has become a typical beauty of a pass from behind the net, setting up the captain for his quick-draw 15th of the season:

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And just like that, a two-goal deficit became a one-goal deficit. Bring that mojo, MoJo...

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