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A photographic look at weekend action in the National Hockey League

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Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton, right, fights with Ottawa Senators' Zack Smith during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, April 9, 2011. The Bruins won 3-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Charles Krupa

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Colorado Avalanche winger Cody McLeod tangles with Edmonton Oilers goalie Nikolai Khabibulin (L) and defenseman Tom Gilbert (R) during their NHL hockey game in Denver April 10, 2011. The Avalanche won 4-3 in OT. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

RICK WILKING

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Carolina Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice, rear, and players watch from the bench during the closing moments of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, April 9, 2011. Tampa Bay won 6-2. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Gerry Broome

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Goaltender Tomas Vokoun #29 of the Florida Panthers stops a shot by Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals during the second period on April 9, 2011 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers won 1-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek (4), of the Czech Republic, is sent to the boards by Atlanta Thrashers right wing Blake Wheeler (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Atlanta. The Penguins won 5-2. (AP Photo/John Amis)

John Amis

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Vincent Lecavalier (4) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes with teammates Martin St. Louis (26) and Brett Clark (7) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, April 9, 2011. Tampa Bay won 6-2. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Gerry Broome

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A fan of the former Canadian hockey team Quebec Nordiques cheers during the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the New Jersey Devils, Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 3-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Julio Cortez

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Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers collides with Nick Palmieri #32 of the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden on April 9, 2011 in New York City. The Rangers won 5-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Buffalo Sabres' Shaone Morrisonn, right, hooks Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert, knocking him to the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. The Sabres won 5-4. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Jay LaPrete

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Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings sprays water onto his face during a break in the action against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on April 10, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-3. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jonathan Daniel/2011 Getty Images

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Toronto Maple Leafs' Darryl Boyce (left) battles with Montreal Canadiens' Scott Gomez during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Saturday April 9, 2011.The Habs won 4-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Chris Young

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New York Islanders' Michael Grabner, right, scores past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Philadelphia. The Flyers won 7-4. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

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Vancouver Canucks' Maxim Lapierre, right, tries to get the puck past Calgary Flames goalie Henrik Karlsson, from Sweden, during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, April 9, 2011. The Canucks won 3-2 in overtime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi is lit by a spotlight before the Sharks' NHL hockey game against the Phoenix Coyotes in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, April 9, 2011, as he was named the Sharks' player of the year. The Sharks won 3-1. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Paul Sakuma

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Minnesota Wild right wing Carson McMillan, right, and Dallas Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski (33) collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 10, 2011. The Wild won 5-3 and elimnated the Stars from the playoff race. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Ann Heisenfelt

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Goaltender Tomas Vokoun #29 of the Florida Panthers signs his jersey for a young fan after it was won on auction after the game against the Washington Capitals on April 9, 2011 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Capitals 1-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

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