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Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, falls as he tripped by New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), from Slovakia, with goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), from Russia, 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, falls as he tripped by New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), from Slovakia, with goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), from Russia, 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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