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Alex Ovechkin (8) of the Washington Capitals has the puck poked away by the Carolina Hurricanes' Brandon Sutter (16), with the Hurricanes' Tim Gleason nearby, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Karl B. DeBlaker)
Photo by: Karl B DeBlaker
Alex Ovechkin (8) of the Washington Capitals has the puck poked away by the Carolina Hurricanes' Brandon Sutter (16), with the Hurricanes' Tim Gleason nearby, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Karl B. DeBlaker)

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