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Capitals-Panthers game delayed because paramedics assisting nearby accident @NHLdotcom

SUNRISE, Fla. - The start of a game between the Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers was delayed about 20 minutes because the required paramedics had to assist a nearby accident.

The players briefly returned to the locker room while the teams waited for the emergency medical personnel to arrive at BB&T Center.

Jaromir Jagr scored shortly after the game started and the Panthers led 1-0 early in the first period.

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