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Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, slides by goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), from Russia, after being tripped by defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), from Slovakia, with center Casey Cizikas (53), in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Washington. Visnovsky was penalized for tripping on the play. The Islanders won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, slides by goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), from Russia, after being tripped by defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), from Slovakia, with center Casey Cizikas (53), in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Washington. Visnovsky was penalized for tripping on the play. The Islanders won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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