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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals hits

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals hits Michael Del Zotto into the boards during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty

The Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals, 2-1, Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals pokes
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals pokes the puck away from Ryan Callahan in the second period of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Darroll Powe is helped off the ice in
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Darroll Powe is helped off the ice in the second period of a game against the Washington Capitals by teammates Arron Asham #45 and Derek Stepan #21. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Ryan McDonagh plays the puck against Eric Fehr
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Ryan McDonagh plays the puck against Eric Fehr #16 of the Washington Capitals in the second period of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a save as Michael Del Zotto looks on. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Carl Hagelin #62 tries to gain control of
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Carl Hagelin #62 tries to gain control of the puck against Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Derek Stepan celebrates his second-period goal with his
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Derek Stepan celebrates his second-period goal with his teammates during a game against the Washington Capitals. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Ryan Callahan (24) and defenseman Michael Del Zotto
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Ryan Callahan (24) and defenseman Michael Del Zotto (4) try to keep the puck away from Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward (42) and center Mathieu Perreault (85) in the first period of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Ryan McDonagh (27) and goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30)
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Ryan McDonagh (27) and goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) watch Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrate a goal scored by Capitals defenseman John Carlson (not shown) in the first period of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a first-period pad save on a shot by Ryan Callahan during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals, center,
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John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals, center, celebrates with Eric Fehr and Alex Ovechkin after scoring a first-period goal during a game against the Rangers. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals and
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals and Taylor Pyatt get tangled on the boards during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals hits
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals hits Michael Del Zotto into the boards during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) lies on
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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) lies on the ice after Anton Stralman tripped him in the first period of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) falls to
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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) falls to the ice after he was tripped by Anton Stralman in the first period of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Ryan McDonagh squeezes Joey Crabb #15 of the
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Ryan McDonagh squeezes Joey Crabb #15 of the Washington Capitals into the boards during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 17, 2013)

John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his first-period goal with his teammates during a game against the Rangers. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Rick Nash carries the puck against Tomas Kundratek
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Rick Nash carries the puck against Tomas Kundratek #36 of the Washington Capitals. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist makes a save on a first-period
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Henrik Lundqvist makes a save on a first-period shot against Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Dan Girardi blocks the puck as Jason Chimera
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Dan Girardi blocks the puck as Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals takes a shot against Henrik Lundqvist. (Feb. 17, 2013)

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