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Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia controls the puck with Philadelphia Flyers' Nicklas Grossmann, left, of Sweden, reaching for it during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia controls the puck with Philadelphia Flyers' Nicklas Grossmann, left, of Sweden, reaching for it during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

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