Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, left, is hit by Boston Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg during the second period of Game 5 in a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Boston Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, left, is hit by Boston Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg during the second period of Game 5 in a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Boston Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)