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Tampa Bay's Nate Thompson (44) and Adam Hall put the squeeze on Washington defenseman John Erskine in front of the Capitals' goal during Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Tampa Bay's Nate Thompson (44) and Adam Hall put the squeeze on Washington defenseman John Erskine in front of the Capitals' goal during Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla.

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