Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8) warms up prior to the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on October 19, 2013. UPI/Mark Goldman
New York Rangers right wing Derek Dorsett (15) hits Washington Capitals defenseman Steven Oleksy (61) in the first period at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 2013. UPI/Mark Goldman
San Jose Sharks Dan Boyle is taken from the ice by stretcher after being injured in the first period against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 15, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) catches St.Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko's (91) shot in the third period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 12, 2013. The Blues defeated the Rangers 5-3. UPI/Rob Cornforth
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