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Newcomers Belanger, Corvo help Capitals blank Rangers for 13th straight home win

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WASHINGTON - These new guys are fitting in fine with the Washington Capitals.

Eric Belanger scored his first goal for the Capitals, fellow trade-deadline pickup Joe Corvo had an assist, and NHL-leading Washington beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Saturday night to stretch its club-record home winning streak to 13 games.

With two-time league MVP Alex Ovechkin mired in his longest goal drought of the season - six games - the Capitals are finding scoring elsewhere. Eric Fehr put in his 17th goal off assists from Corvo and Tomas Fleischmann during a 5-on-3 in the first period, and Belanger doubled the lead in the second period.

Jose Theodore made 30 saves for his first shutout in nearly a year. His last was March 17, 2009, against Florida.

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