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Washington Capitals goalie Tomas Vokoun reaches out for the puck against Calgary Flames left wing Rene Bourque during the third period, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-1, and Bourque was suspended for his elbow to the head of center Nicklas Backstrom. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Washington Capitals goalie Tomas Vokoun reaches out for the puck against Calgary Flames left wing Rene Bourque during the third period, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-1, and Bourque was suspended for his elbow to the head of center Nicklas Backstrom. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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