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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after he scored a first period goal against the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after he scored a first period goal against the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)


April 5, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Florida Panthers in the first period at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

April 5, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Florida Panthers in the first period at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE


Washington Capitals’ Matt Hendricks (26) celebrates scoring the winning goal with teammate Brooks Laich (21) to end the shootout as New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) skates off the ice in the background in an NHL hockey game at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, March 13, 2012. Capitals won 5-4 in a shootout.

Washington Capitals’ Matt Hendricks (26) celebrates scoring the winning goal with teammate Brooks Laich (21) to end the shootout as New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) skates off the ice in the background in an NHL hockey game at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, March 13, 2012. Capitals won 5-4 in a shootout.


Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul (right) celebrates his goal with forward Phil Kessel behind Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Toronto November 19, 2011.

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul (right) celebrates his goal with forward Phil Kessel behind Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Toronto November 19, 2011.