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Few teams needed a win more than the Vancouver Canucks - and after beating the Winnipeg Jets in overtime, that mantel may very have shifted to the Washington Capitals as the clubs prepare to meet Friday night in the United States capital. Washington has dropped two straight games to slip three points behind the Philadelphia Flyers for the final Eastern Conference wild-card playoff spot. Vancouver downed the Jets 3-2 and sits four points back of No. 8 Dallas in the West.