Carolina Hurricanes' Bret Hedican, right, checks New Jersey Devils' Brian Gionta in to the boards during Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference semifinals at the RBC Center in Raleigh, NC May 6, 2006. (UPI Photo/Jeffrey A. Camarati)
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