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Wings lose tight one to Washington

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  DETROIT (AP) -- Mike Green had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat Detroit 2-1 on Sunday, putting the Red Wings in an anxious spot as they try to extend their streak of postseason appearances. Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington, which moved into second place in the Metropolitan Division. Darren Helm scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek finished with 26 saves. Kuznetsov put the Capitals ahead 3:38 into the game, firing a shot that bounced off Drew Miller's stick and past Mrazek. Green made it 2-0 at 4:42 of the second as he ripped a shot that hit the top of Mrazek's glove before settling in the top right corner of the net for his 10th of the season. Helm got the Red Wings on the board with his 14th of the season with 7:01 left in the second.

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