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A general view is seen as the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Washington Capitals during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field. (Jan. 1, 2011)

2011 Winter Classic at Heinz Field

Eric Fehr scored twice as the Washington Capitals - dodging the raindrops - beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, in a wet Winter Classic Saturday night at Heinz Field.

Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov, left, celebrates with
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Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov, left, celebrates with Nicklas Backstrom after the third period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) exchanges blows with
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) exchanges blows with Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz (14) at the end of the third period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

A general view is seen as the
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A general view is seen as the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Washington Capitals during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field. (Jan. 1, 2011)

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A general view is seen as the Pittsburgh
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A general view is seen as the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Washington Capitals during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shoots
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shoots against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Washington Capitals' David Steckel skates during the second
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Washington Capitals' David Steckel skates during the second period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) wins a battle
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) wins a battle for the puck over Pittsburgh Penguins' Michael Rupp, left rear, during the second period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, left, is caught
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, left, is caught behind his net as Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson, right, centers the puck to teammate Eric Fehr for a goal in the second period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

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Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals battles
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Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals battles for the puck against Mark Letestu #10 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

A general view is seen as the Pittsburgh
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A general view is seen as the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Washington Capitals during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal, right, battles Washington Capitals'
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal, right, battles Washington Capitals' Jay Beagle during the third period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Pascal Dupuis (9) checks Washington Capitals'
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Pascal Dupuis (9) checks Washington Capitals' John Carlson (74) off the puck in the third period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

The Washington Capitals celebrate their 3-1 victory as
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The Washington Capitals celebrate their 3-1 victory as the Pittsburgh Penguins leave the ice during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field. (Jan. 1, 2011)

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Mathieu Perreault #85 of the Washington Capitals battles
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Mathieu Perreault #85 of the Washington Capitals battles for the puck against Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2011 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

A Pittsburgh Penguins fan attends the NHL Winter
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A Pittsburgh Penguins fan attends the NHL Winter Classic outdoor hockey game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals. (Jan. 1, 2011)

Washington Capitals' David Steckel (39) takes a face-off
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Washington Capitals' David Steckel (39) takes a face-off against Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby during the second period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 1, 2011)

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