Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Poti (3) and New York Rangers right wing Darroll Powe (8) battle for a puck in the first period as the Washington Capitals play the New York Rangers at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 10, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Poti (3) and New York Rangers right wing Darroll Powe (8) battle for a puck in the first period as the Washington Capitals play the New York Rangers at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 10, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)