Defenseless Capitals lose to Stars, 5-2

Poor defensive play by the Washington Capitals leads to a 5-2 drubbing at home at the hands of the Dallas Stars.

Nicklas Backstrom (19) of the Washington Capitals can't get the puck past goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) of the Dallas Stars during the 1st period at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Tuesday, November 8, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

Nicklas Backstrom (19) of the Washington Capitals can't get the puck past goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) of the Dallas Stars during the 1st period at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Tuesday, November 8, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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