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A photographic look at weekend action in the National Hockey League

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Philadelphia Flyers' Mike Richards skates with the puck as he holds off Ottawa Senators' Matt Carkner during third period NHL hockey action at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa on Saturday, February 26, 2011. The Senators upset the Flyers 4-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Sean Kilpatrick

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Dallas Stars left wing Loui Eriksson (21) celebrates scoring a goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) of Finland during the third period of a NHL hockey game in Dallas, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. At back are Stars Mike Ribeiro (63) and Predators David Legwand (11). The Stars won 3-2

LM Otero

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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Steve Downie, front left, knocks New York Rangers center Brian Boyle (22) into the Lightning's bench in the first period of their NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011. Downie was penalized for roughing on the play. The Lightning went on to win 2-1. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Kathy Willens

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David Jones #54 of the Colorado Avalanche shoots the puck past goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of Los Angeles Kings for a goal in the third period at Staples Center on February 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Avalanche 4-3. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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New Jersey Devils' David Clarkson (23) scores the first goal of an NHL hockey game as he skates around Florida Panthers' Alexander Sulzer (2) and goalie Tomas Vokoun (obscured) during the second period in Sunrise, Fla. Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011. The Devils won 2-1. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

J Pat Carter

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Joey MacDonald, right, stops Buffalo Sabres winger Tyler Ennis on a scoring chance during overtime of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. Detroit won in a shootout 3-2. (AP Photo/Don Heupel)

Don Heupel

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Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates after assisting on Nikolai Kulemin's #41 goal against goaltender Chris Mason #50 and Bryan Little #10 of the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on February 27, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Thrashers won 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kevin C. Cox/2011 Getty Images

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Montreal Canadiens Brian Gionta (21) is upended into Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward (30) during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, February 26, 2011. The Habs won 4-3. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi


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Darryl Boyce #47 of the Toronto Maple Leafs pushes Mike Rupp #17 of the Pittsburgh Penguins into James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during game action at the Air Canada Centre February 26, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Penguins won 6-5 in a shootout. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Abelimages/2011 Getty Images

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Boston Bruins Johnny Boychuk, left, defends as Edmonton Oilers' Taylor Hall attempts a shot on net, during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, on Sunday, February 27, 2011. The Bruins won 3-2. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan

John Ulan

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Calgary Flames' goalie Miikka Kiprusoff makes a save with his stick during the second period of their NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues in Calgary, Alberta, February 27, 2011. The Flames won 1-0. REUTERS/Todd Korol


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Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals makes the save against P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on February 26, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruce Bennett/2011 Getty Images

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Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Fedor Tyutin (51), of Russia, and Nashville Predators' forward Matt Halischuk (24) try to control the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mike Strasinger)

Mike Strasinger

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Vancouver Canucks Mikael Samuelsson (R) sends Boston Bruins Tomas Kaberle flying into the boards during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia February 26, 2011. The Bruins won 3-1. REUTERS/Ben Nelms


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