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Wings, Caps square off in D.C.

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

(Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images)

Coming off a disappointing 4-2 loss in Philadelphia in which the Wings dominated, outshooting the Flyers 37-17, they'll look to bounce back and earn two points against a Capitals team with an identical 4-2-2 record. The Wings will again be without Johan Franzen, who skated briefly on Tuesday for the first time since leaving an Oct. 17 game against the Toronto Maple Leafs with a groin injury. "I tried a few strikes at 100 percent or close to it. I didn't feel great doing that so I backed off. I'm going to start a little slower," said Franzen, who did deem being back on the ice "a step forward" and said he would skate again Wednesday. Nevertheless, the Wings will push forward and look to bring two points home from the nation's capital.

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You can watch tonight's 7:30 PM matchup on NBCSN, TVA, or SN360, or listen in with Ken Kal and Paul Woods on 97.1 The Ticket or AM1270.

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