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**FILE** In this Jan. 27, 2013 file photo, San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun (61) is checked into the boards by Vancouver Canucks left wing Aaron Volpatti (15) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif. The Washington Capitals have claimed bruiser Volpatti off waivers from the Canucks. The Capitals on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 added the 27-year-old left wing, who had one goal and 28 penalty minutes in 16 games with Vancouver this season. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
Photo by: Tony Avelar
**FILE** In this Jan. 27, 2013 file photo, San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun (61) is checked into the boards by Vancouver Canucks left wing Aaron Volpatti (15) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif. The Washington Capitals have claimed bruiser Volpatti off waivers from the Canucks. The Capitals on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 added the 27-year-old left wing, who had one goal and 28 penalty minutes in 16 games with Vancouver this season. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

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