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Washington Capitals Photos

Washington Capitals Photos

  1. Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) uses a rainbow stick during warmups as part of "Hockey is for Everyone" month before the team's NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

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    Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) collides with Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

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  2. Edmonton Oilers left wing Milan Lucic (27) breaks his stick on Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) in front of Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner (27) during the third period of their NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

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    Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, moves the puck as Edmonton Oilers defenseman Kris Russell (4); defenseman Andrej Sekera (2), of Slovakia; and right wing Iiro Pakarinen (26), of Finland, defend during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Washington. Capitals beat the Oilers 2-1. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

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  3. Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, trips over Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers skates into goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals and Marcus Johansson #90 in the third period at Verizon Center on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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  4. WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Lars Eller #20 of the Washington Capitals clears the puck against the Edmonton Oilers in the third period at Verizon Center on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on against the Edmonton Oilers in the first period at Verizon Center on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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  5. WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on against the Edmonton Oilers in the first period at Verizon Center on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals follows the puck in the first period against the Edmonton Oilers at Verizon Center on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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