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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, checks New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) into the boards in the third period of Game 1 of a Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey series on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, checks New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) into the boards in the third period of Game 1 of a Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey series on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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