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Capitals goalies (from left) Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov and Braden Holtby have earned their teammates' confidence with strong showings in the regular season. Neuvirth has started the first three games of the series with the Rangers.
Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov (1), of Russia, looks back at the puck as the final goal is scored in overtime by the Anaheim Ducks at their NHL hockey game at the Verizon Center in Washington, on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. The Ducks won 2-1. (AP Photo)