Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, runs into Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, runs into Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)