Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) chases after the puck against Pittsburgh Penguins players Craig Adams (27) and Kris Letang (58) during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) chases after the puck against Pittsburgh Penguins players Craig Adams (27) and Kris Letang (58) during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)