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Johansson did not leave with the team on its trip to Florida, Oates said. The Caps listed him as day-to-day.

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⦁ Braden Holtby will start in goal Tuesday at the Panthers, Oates confirmed. The young goaltender made 27 saves in shutting out Florida on Saturday.

⦁ Forward Brooks Laich offered no update on his groin injury Monday, though he’s on the trip with the Caps. The next step is Laich being cleared for contact, though there’s still no timetable on when he will make his season debut.