Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal (12), and defenseman Tim Gleason (6) celebrate with defenseman Joe Corvo (77) after Corvo's goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal (12), and defenseman Tim Gleason (6) celebrate with defenseman Joe Corvo (77) after Corvo's goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)