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Caps defenseman Steve Oleksy takes a pass

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The Stanley Cup playoffs are all about the unexpected. Lower seeds shock higher seeds, goalies play out of their minds and a relatively unknown player always, always makes a major contribution. Caps defenseman Steve Oleksy was, generously, No. 12 on the organizational depth chart when the season began. He was a 27-year-old minor-leaguer who had yet to play in an NHL game. He was a healthy...

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