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Capitals stymied by struggling Rangers, 2-0

The The New York Rangers arrived in Washington a road-weary and wayward bunch, allowing an NHL-high five goals per game and unable to establish any consistency under their new head coach. But some habits, like rendering the Capitals ineffective, appear as intact as ever.

The Capitals spent most of Wednesday night's contest committing turnovers and chasing New York around the defensive zone, as they followed up their first regulation win with a dud.

Washington fell, 2-0, at Verizon Center received a harsh reminder there is still much to improve upon as they were thwarted,...