** FILE ** Goaltender Curtis Sanford of the Columbus Blue Jackets blocks a shot on goal by Matt Hendricks (left) of the Washington Capitals in the second period of a preseason game at the Verizon Center in Washington on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Goaltender Curtis Sanford of the Columbus Blue Jackets blocks a shot on goal by Matt Hendricks (left) of the Washington Capitals in the second period of a preseason game at the Verizon Center in Washington on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)