Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, and center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, skate during a break in the action, in the first period of Game 5 first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series against the New York Rangers, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, and center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, skate during a break in the action, in the first period of Game 5 first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series against the New York Rangers, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)