Washington Capitals' Mathieu Perreault (85) celebrates with his teammates after scoring in the second period against the Columbus Blue Jackets in a preseason hockey game at the Verizon Center in D.C., on September 26, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals' Mathieu Perreault (85) celebrates with his teammates after scoring in the second period against the Columbus Blue Jackets in a preseason hockey game at the Verizon Center in D.C., on September 26, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)