Washington Capital forward Alexander Ovechkin, left, skates by Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Carl Gunnarsson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

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Washington Capital forward Alexander Ovechkin, left, skates by Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Carl Gunnarsson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)