Captials defenceman John Eskrine (4) sweeps the puck away from the goal-line, while Winnipeg's Blake Wheeler raises his hands for a premature celebration Tuesday night in Washington. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Tony CareA graduate of Ryerson University, senior writer Tony Care began his journalism career in 1996. He joined CBCSports.ca in 2003 and has covered a wide range of sports, including hockey, football, baseball and the Olympics.
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