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Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux, left, celebrates with Jakub Voracek as Washington Capitals' Eric Fehr skates by after Giroux's goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux, left, celebrates with Jakub Voracek as Washington Capitals' Eric Fehr skates by after Giroux's goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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