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San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski (8) runs into Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Sami Salo (6), of Finland, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The Sharks won the game 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski (8) runs into Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Sami Salo (6), of Finland, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The Sharks won the game 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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