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Five players the Caps should target at the deadline
Five players the Caps should target at the deadline

Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though nothing should be discounted as long as Alex Ovechkin is in the scarlet and white). Looking at their shopping list, the Capitals need a second-line center to play with Alexander Semin -- assuming he doesn't get shipped elsewhere before the deadline -- and they must fortify the back end with a defensive defenseman or two. And though plenty of fans are enamored with Semyon Varlamov and Michael Neuvirth, I believe the...

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