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Alex Ovechkin flips a puck to the fans after the Capitals 3-1 win over the Rangers in game five of the first round playoff series, at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 23, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Alex Ovechkin flips a puck to the fans after the Capitals 3-1 win over the Rangers in game five of the first round playoff series, at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 23, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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