Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Semin (28) dives for the puck during the first period as the Washington Capitals take on the Florida Panthers in National Hockey League hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Semin (28) dives for the puck during the first period as the Washington Capitals take on the Florida Panthers in National Hockey League hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)