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David Clarkson

3RD-PERIOD LEAD SLIPS AWAY AGAIN

WASHINGTON - - The Washington Capitals earned a point in the standings, but their performance against the New Jersey Devils did little to quell concerns about their ability to hold a late lead or stay out of the penalty box at critical times.

The Capitals lost their fourth straight game Monday at Verizon Center, 3-2, in the shootout after blowing a one-goal lead with under seven minutes left to play, then giving the Devils a power play in overtime.

"Even though we have a fairly veteran team, it's learning how to win again," coach Bruce Boudreau said. "When you've got it, instead of thinking, 'Uh-oh, what's going to happen, what's going to go wrong?' you're...

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