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Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro shoots for a (Credit: AP)

Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro shoots for a goal as Islanders center Marty Reasoner defends during the second period. (March 26, 2013)

Islanders vs. Capitals

The Islanders beat the Washington Capitals, 3-2, Tuesday in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin is hit
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin is hit by Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey during the second period. (March 26, 2013)

Islanders center John Tavares, center, celebrates with teammates
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Islanders center John Tavares, center, celebrates with teammates after his go-ahead goal in the third period. (March 26, 2013)

Islanders right wing Michael Grabner comes to the
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Islanders right wing Michael Grabner comes to the bench followed by center Keith Aucoin and others to celebrate Grabner's goal in the first period. (March 26, 2013)

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Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky looks to pass as
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Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky looks to pass as Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich reaches to defend during the first period. (March 26, 2013)

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin can't keep
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin can't keep control of the puck as Islanders' Andrew MacDonald defends during the first period. (March 26, 2013)

Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro shoots for a
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Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro shoots for a goal as Islanders center Marty Reasoner defends during the second period. (March 26, 2013)

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov looks back at the
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Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov looks back at the goal by Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro during the second period. (March 26, 2013)

Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro celebrates his goal
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Washington Capitals center Mike Ribeiro celebrates his goal in the second period. (March 26, 2013)

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Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson comes in to
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Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson comes in to celebrate with defenseman John Carlson, after Carlson's goal in the second period. (March 26, 2013)

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates a
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates a goal by center Mike Ribeiro during the second period. (March 26, 2013)

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