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The Washington Capitals are counting on Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin to become leaders this season. Do they have what it takes? (Green: Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times), (Backstrom: AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek), (Laich: Associated Press Photographs), (Ovechkin: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Washington Capitals are counting on Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin to become leaders this season. Do they have what it takes? (Green: Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times), (Backstrom: AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek), (Laich: Associated Press Photographs), (Ovechkin: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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