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Injury updates

Poti was placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Sunday, to make room on the 23-man roster for forward Brooks Laich. The 35-year-old defenseman did not travel with the team to Pittsburgh.

Neither did Erskine, though Oates said he might join the Caps in Winnipeg. Green skated with teammates again, and the coach remained optimistic that the 27-year-old will play on this road trip, which continues Thursday and Friday at the Jets and then Sunday at the New York Rangers.