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Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Brooks Laich (21) during first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

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Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman is unable to throw Florida Marlins runner Omar Infante out at first during the third inning of a baseball game in Miami, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond is expected to drop to No. 7 in the batting order against the Florida Marlins on Wednesday after going 0-for-13 at the plate during Washington's first three games.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS "Anytime we can score a power play goal, it's a beautiful thing," said Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau. Memories of the power-play failures in the playoffs against the Canadiens are still fresh in the minds of Capitals players. "Power play can win the game," Alex Ovechkin said. "You can see what happened last year."

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North Carolina State University athletics director Deborah A. Yow, right, sits with former Alabama coach Mark Gottfried during the announcement to name Gottfried as the school's new head basketball coach during a news conference in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Gottfried replaces former coach Sidney Lowe who recently resigned. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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DeMaurice Smith, former Executive Director of the NFL Players Association, leaves the Federal Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn. Wednesday, April 6, 2011. A group of players is asking a judge to issue a preliminary injunction on the lockout the NFL team owners imposed after talks on a new collective bargaining agreement broke off three weeks ago. (AP Photo/Andy King)

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Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista makes his first home run swing of the year against Minnesota Twins starter Carl Pavano during fifth-inning AL baseball game action in Toronto on Friday, April 1, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

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Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond is expected to drop to No. 7 in the batting order against the Florida Marlins on Wednesday after going 0-for-13 at the plate during Washington's first three games. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This jan. 17, 2009, file photo shows Alabama coach Mark Gottfried during anNCAA college basketball game against Auburn at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum in Auburn, Ala. Gottfried will be the next men's basketball coach at North Carolina State, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school has yet to make a formal announcement. Gottfried is expected to attend a news conference scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, April 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

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Orioles manager Buck Showalter (left) tips his hat to the crowd during Opening Day introductions at Camden Yards on Monday. Baltimore went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1, improving to 4-0 with the win. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2010, file photo shows Tiger Woods reacting after hitting his second shot on the 13th hole during the second round at the BMW Championship golf tournament in Lemont, Ill. Woods hasn't won in the year since he came back from his sex scandal, and some of his outings have been downright embarrassing. Woods claims his swing is the issue, but the real problem may be deeper than that. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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FILE - In this June 11, 2009, file photo, Elin Nordegren talks to her husband, golfer Tiger Woods during the first quarter of Game 4 of the NBA basketball finals in Orlando, Fla. Woods hasn't won in the year since he came back from his sex scandal, and some of his outings have been downright embarrassing. Woods claims his swing is the issue, but the real problem may be deeper than that. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

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Miami Heat's LeBron James dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday, April 1, 2011 in Minneapolis. James scored 27 points and had 10 assists in the Heat's 111-92 win. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Virginia coach Mike London said his team is "light years" ahead of where it was a year ago. The Cavaliers went 4-8 in 2010 during London's first season in charge. (Associated Press)

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"Anytime we can score a power play goal, it's a beautiful thing," said Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau. Memories of last season's power-play failures in the playoffs against the Canadiens are still fresh in the minds of Capitals players. "Power play can win the game," the Capitals' Alex Ovechkin said. "You can see what happened last year." (Associated Press)

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Charl Schwartzel of South Africa reacts after a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, left, walks with seniors Kemba Walker, center, and Donnell Beverly, right, as they arrive for a rally at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Connecticut beat Butler for the National championship in the NCAA Mens Final Four basketball tournament on Monday, April 4. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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Roger Crozier's jersey on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario. (Stephen Whyno, The Washington Times)

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Mike Gartner display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario. (Stephen Whyno, The Washington Times)

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Capitals locker room display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario. (Stephen Whyno, The Washington Times)