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The Washington Capitals congratulate Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) as they hold on to defeat the New York Rangers 2-1 in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Stu Bickel battle for the puck against Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle during Game 4 of their second-round playoff series Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Stu Bickel battle for the puck against Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle during Game 4 of their second-round playoff series Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin cuts up ice in the first period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series at Verizon Center in Washington, on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) scores in the second period to put the Washington Capitals up 2-0 against the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series at Verizon Center in Washington on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) does the splits as he makes a save late in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Grayson McPhe, center, of Bethesda, Md., screams as the Washington Capitals mascot "Air Slapshot," left, scares her and other fans in the hallways of the Verizon Center before the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Players stand on the ice for the playing of the National Anthem before the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A dejected New York Rangers fan looks out onto the ice after the Washington Capitals hold on to defeat the New York Rangers 2-1 in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The Washington Capitals congratulate Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) as they hold on to defeat the New York Rangers 2-1 in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green (52) congratulates Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) as they hold on to defeat the New York Rangers 2-1 in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The New York Rangers celebrate as New York Rangers right wing Marian Gaborik (10), second from right, scores late in the third period as the Washington Capitals stay ahead 2-1 against the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby is a new father, but he's not going to let that distract him as he faces the New York Rangers in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Saturday night. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62), left, and New York Rangers right wing Marian Gaborik (10), right, sandwich Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner (27) in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals owner ted leonsis looks nervous in the final minute of the third period as the Washington Capitals fight to keep their 2-1 lead over the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70), left, Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) Washington Capitals left wing Troy Brouwer (20), and Washington Capitals left wing Matt Hendricks (26) get ready for play to continue in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) comes out of the goal while trying to block a shot on goal in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) drinks water during a break in play in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) is roughed up by New York Rangers left wing Mike Rupp (71), left, New York Rangers center John Mitchell (34), second from left, and New York Rangers defenseman Stu Bickel (41), third from left, in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) tries to take a shot on goal after falling on the ice in the third period as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in game six of the NHL eastern conference playoffs semifinals at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)