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Washington Capitals' Jason Chimera, top, joins teammates to celebrate a goal by Matt Hendricks against the Boston Bruins during the first period of Game 7 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Boston on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Washington Capitals' Jason Chimera, top, joins teammates to celebrate a goal by Matt Hendricks against the Boston Bruins during the first period of Game 7 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Boston on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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