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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, gestures after he scored and an empty-net goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-3. Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74), John Erskine (4) and Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, and Jets left wing Evander Kane skate around Ovechkin. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)