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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Washington Capitals have avoided long losing streaks the last 1 1/2 seasons, and did it again Saturday night. Troy Apke Jersey .Marcus Johansson scored twice and the Capitals beat Vancouver 5-2 to avoid their first three-game skid since February 2015.Weve got good leadership, it shows all the time and I think they recognized what the message was and I thought we played really well, coach Barry Trotz said.T.J. Oshie, Tom Wilson and Karl Alzner also scored for Washington, coming off consecutive losses to the New York Rangers and Edmonton. Philip Grubauer made 23 saves in his second start this season.We had to bounce back from the last couple of games and tonight we executed in all the areas of the game -- penalty kill, power play -- and it was nice to get the win, Grubauer said.Bo Horvat and Jannik Hansen scored for the Canucks, who lost their fifth straight (0-4-1) since opening the season with four wins. Jacob Markstrom stopped 30 shots in his fifth start of the season.Vancouver had been shutout in the previous two games, but Hansen scored with 6 seconds left in the first period for their first goal since the third period against Anaheim last Sunday.To get a couple of goals at least should give us a little bit of confidence, said Horvat, who scored his fourth of the season in the second period.The Canucks came out aggressive in the first period, but it was the Caps who opened scoring with two quick goals. After a failed Vancouver clearing attempt, Johansson tipped in Matt Niskanens shot from the point with two minutes left. Fifteen seconds later, Evgeny Kuznetsov sent a pass from behind Vancouvers net to Wilson, who scored on wrist shot.Hansen, who replaced Loui Eriksson on the line with Henrik and Daniel Sedin, scored with Grubauer way out of position in the closing seconds for the Canucks first opening-period goal at home this season.I thought the (top) line was better tonight, Canucks coach Willie Desjardins said. They had a little bit more jump. Thats a good step for us.However, the question still remains what to do with Eriksson. The Swedish winger was Vancouvers big offseason acquisition and hes yet to find the back of the net this season.I think (Loui) is feeling pressure to perform, Desjardins said. I think he feels responsible lots of night where hes not creating stuff. I havent seemed to find a good match for him yet on a line. He hasnt seemed to be real comfortable in a spot yet. Well keep working that.Washington appeared to have scored an ugly one early in the second, but Vancouver successfully challenged on goalie interference. The Caps got their goal at 8:58 while on the power play, as the rebound of a shot by Oshie went to Johansson for a tap-in to make it 3-1.Vancouver cut into the lead when Sven Baertschis shot hit the post and ricocheted to Horvat for the easy tap-in at the doorstep with 2:43 left in the second..With Lars Eller off for hooking, the Canucks pressed for the tying goal in the third, but Grubauer made an incredible save on Brandon Sutters point-blank shot from the slot.Oshie put the game out of reach with just over two minutes left. His sharp wrist shot beat Markstrom high on the glove side. Alzner added some insurance with an empty-netter.Game notes Capitals star Alex Ovechkin had a four-game goal-scoring streak snapped. ... Canucks F Jayson Megna, who sustained an upper-body injury against Edmonton on Friday, is expected to miss at least 10 days. ... The Canucks and Capitals meet once more this season, on Dec. 11 in Washington.UP NEXTCapitals: At Calgary on Sunday night in the third game of a four-game trip to Canada.Canucks: At Montreal on Wednesday night in the opener of a six-game, nine-day trip. Redskins Jerseys Online .Y. -- Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills defence made life miserable for Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco. Redskins Jerseys Hoodies .C. -- Manny Malhotra had two goals and an assist, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. http://www.cheapwashingtonredskinsjerseys.com/daron-payne-jersey/ . -- Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. Champion back-rower David Pocock is set for a timely comeback as the Wallabies bid to deny the All Blacks a world-record 18th consecutive Test win for the second time in two years.Pocock has been sidelined since breaking his hand against Argentina last month?but is confident of passing a fitness test later on Tuesday after completing a full contact session on Monday.Its feeling pretty good. Ive done all the rehab thats been required, Pocock said.I guess the only bit (of a concern) is the uncontrolled - the contact. Ill see how that goes. Yesterday was good.Pococks expected inclusion in the Australian back row is a massive boost for a Bledisloe Cup dead rubber with an edge at Eden Park on Saturday.?Two years after Australia thwarted the All Blacks world-record quest with a 12-all draw in Sydney, the Wallabies return to New Zealand rugbys spiritual home as big underdogs to once again stop the streak.The Wallabies havent won at Eden Park since 1986 and have scored just one try, while conceding 10, in the first two trans-Tasman outings in 2016 to alloww the world champions to clinch the Bledisloe Cup for a 14th straight year. Greg Stroman Jersey. .Going over there to Eden Park is always a huge challenge for any team, Pocock said.Its been a pretty tough Rugby Championship.We certainly havent achieved what we set out to, but I think weve probably learnt a lot as a squad and we get a last crack at it before we head off on the spring tour.Pocock admits hes extra hungry to end what has been a luckless 2016 season on a high before taking a rugby sabbatical next year.On a personal note, you cant really control some of the injuries Ive had this year - a broken cheekbone and a broken hand, theyre contact injuries, he said.So to miss out to them has been disappointing, but its all just part of it.Im doing everything that I can to be available for selection.Fellow back-rower Sean McMahon admits hes a long shot to be available on Saturday as he continues his comeback from an ankle injury. 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