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Washington Wizards basketball and Washington Capitals hockey teams owner Ted Leonsis gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Washington Wizards basketball and Washington Capitals hockey teams owner Ted Leonsis gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Washington Wizards basketball and Washington Capitals hockey teams owner Ted Leonsis gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Washington Wizards basketball and Washington Capitals hockey teams owner Ted Leonsis gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis speaks during the team's Capitals Convention, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Washington. Leonsis announced that the team will host the NHL's annual Winter Classic outdoor hockey game on New Year's Day in 2015. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez

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Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis speaks during the team's Capitals Convention, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Washington. Leonsis announced that the team will host the NHL's annual Winter Classic outdoor hockey game on New Year's Day in 2015. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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**FILE** Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and the Washington Capitals, fields questions during an editorial board meeting in Washington on March 18, 2011. (The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and the Washington Capitals, fields questions during an editorial board meeting in Washington on March 18, 2011. (The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals CEO Dick Patrick, Founder and Chairmen Ted Leonsis , and Vice President and General Manager George McPhee, introduce new head coach Adam Oates during a press conference at Verizon Center on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Washington D.C. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington TImes)

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Washington Capitals CEO Dick Patrick, Founder and Chairmen Ted Leonsis , and Vice President and General Manager George McPhee, introduce new head coach Adam Oates during a press conference at Verizon Center on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Washington D.C. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington TImes)

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Washington Capitals C Adam Oates (77) raises his silver stick received from owner Ted Leonsis, left; and Dick Patrick, owner and governor, right; before the start of the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st period action at MCI Center on Saturday night January 19, 2002 . ( Ross D. Franklin / The Washington Times )

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Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and the Washington Capitals, fields questions during an editorial board meeting in Washington, DC, Friday, March 18, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and the Washington Capitals, fields questions during an editorial board meeting in Washington on March 18, 2011. (The Washington Times)

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Ted Leonsis, owner of the Verizon Center and three teams that play there, says nine flat screens he wants to put on the arena's exterior would bring ad revenue to help propel the teams to greatness and that would mean tax revenue for the District. (The Washington Times)

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Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis will have his son represent the franchise at the NBA Draft Lottery on Wednesday night. Washington has a 19.9 percent chance of getting the No. 1 pick. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis has a rebuilding plan that includes center JaVale McGee, who flashed his ability to dazzle in a preseason loss to Philadelphia. Perfecting a sky hook would make McGee a nice fit in Washington's lineup. (Associated Press)

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Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis will have his son represent the franchise at the NBA Draft Lottery on Wednesday night. Washington has a 19.9 percent chance of getting the No. 1 pick. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis notified season-ticket holders in an email Wednesday night that ticket prices would be increased next year. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis watches from above as his new head coach Dale Hunter takes to the ice with his team as they practice together for the first time, at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va, Monday, November 28, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis watches from above as the Caps' new head coach, Dale Hunter, takes to the ice with the team for the first time at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)