Alexander Semin (28) of the Washington Capitals passes the puck away from Toby Petersen (17) of the Dallas Stars during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Alexander Semin (28) of the Washington Capitals passes the puck away from Toby Petersen (17) of the Dallas Stars during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)