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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Jeff Zatkoff stops a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning's Alex Killorn (17) with the help of Matt Niskanen (2) in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Jeff Zatkoff stops a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning's Alex Killorn (17) with the help of Matt Niskanen (2) in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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