Capitals 2011 Playoff Run in Pictures

A look at the Capitals quest for the Stanley Cup in the 2011 playoffs.

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Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson can't stop a goal by Washington Capitals right wing Eric Fehr during the second period in Game 1 of a conference semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Friday, April 29, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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A goal by Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin from Russia, gets past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson during the third period in Game 2 of a conference semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier (4) celebrates his goal with Martin St. Louis (26) against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game 2 of a conference semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series, Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson can't stop a goal by Washington Capitals right wing Eric Fehr during the second period in Game 1 of a conference semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Friday, April 29, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) has his mask knocked off by a falling Washington Capitals right wing Eric Fehr, bottom, during the first period in Game 1 of a semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series on Friday, April 29, 2011, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35), with Eric Brewer (2), Brett Clark (7), Dominic Moore (19), Sean Bergenheim (10) from Finland, work against Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom from Sweden, during the second period in Game 1 of a conference semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Friday, April 29, 2011 in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone (6) and center Dominic Moore celebrate Moore's empty net goal as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, is at right during the third period in Game 1 of a conference semifinal NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Friday, April 29, 2011 in Washington. The Lightning won 4-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) of the Czech Republic, stops the puck against New York Rangers left wing Sean Avery (16) during the second period in Game 5 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Washington. Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) reacts. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, right, celebrates his goal with Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, during the first period in Game 5 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series against the New York Rangers on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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New York Rangers center Brandon Dubinsky, obscured at center with no helmet, and Rangers' Marc Staal, right, scuffle with Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich, left, Alexander Semin (28) from Russia, and Jason Arnott (44) after a goal by Capitals Mike Green during the first period in Game 5 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, and Nicklas Backstrom, from Sweden, celebrate Ovechkin's goal during the second period in Game 5 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series with the New York Rangers Saturday, April 23, 2011 in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: (L-R) Eric Fehr #16 and John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals celebrate after Marcus Johansson #90 scored a goal in the third period to tie the game 3-3 againsnt the New York Rangers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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The Washington Capitals celebrate their 4-3 double overtime win as Bryan McCabe #28 of the New York Rangers skates dejected in the foreground in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden.
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Washington Capitals left wing Marco Sturm (18) fends off New York Rangers defenseman Michael Sauer (38) as Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) defends in the first period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, April 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers is checked by Matt Bradley #10 of the Washington Capitals in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers skates on the ice and waves to the fans after he was named a star of the game after he scored the game winning goal to give the Rangers a 3-2 win against the Washington Capitals in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Brandon Dubinsky
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Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) scuffles with New York Rangers left wing Chris Drury for control of the puck in the first period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, April 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) celebrates his goal with Marcus Johansson (90), of Sweden, Scott Hannan (23) and Brooks Laich (21) during the second period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the New York Rangers, Friday, April 15, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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New York Rangers left wing Brandon Dubinsky (17) and Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson (90), of Sweden, scuffle during the first period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Friday, April 15, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 13: Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals scores the game winning goal at 18:24 of overtime against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 13: Alex Ovechkin #8 and Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals celebrtae Semin's game winning goal at 18:24 of overtime against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, scores a goal against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, from Sweden, in the third period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Capitals defenseman Scott Hannan (23) mixes it up with New York Rangers right wing Ruslan Fedotenko, (19), of the Ukraine, during the first period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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