Troy Brouwer (20) of the Washington Capitals takes a shot against the Boston Bruins in the first period of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game 6 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Sunday, April 22, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Troy Brouwer (20) of the Washington Capitals takes a shot against the Boston Bruins in the first period of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game 6 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Sunday, April 22, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)