The Washington Times - February 7, 2009, 10:56PM

OK, here are some other post-game tidbits/notes:

* Mike Green is really good, but this is getting crazy. He’s got 19 goals in 41 games (simple math says that’s a 38-goal pace over the course of a full season), including at least one in the past six games. He’s got 14 power-play goals, and now he’s a shorthanded one as well thanks to his 170-foot toss at the empty net to ice this game.

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“It certainly has been Mike’s last two weeks,” Caps coach Bruce Boudreau said. “Practically everything he is touching is turning to gold and I hope it doesn’t end. He can play for 30 minutes and never look tired.”

Also from Boudreau: “His shot is so accurate – it might be like a baseball player hitting a groove. He’s just hitting everything the pitcher is throwing to him. He’s picking the top corners pretty frequently.”

Boudreau also praised Green’s defensive work. Green logged 4:05 of shorthanded time in his team-high 25:53.

* Speaking of the PK, the unit earned some well-derseved love tonight. While the Caps did give up a goal when they only had four skaters on the ice, the Panthers also only had four so it doesn’t count. Florida’s power play went 0-for-4, the first time the Caps haven’t allowed a PP goal since the Carter administration. I kid, but it had been 13 straight games.

“I thought the penalty killers did a tremendous job today,” Boudreau said, also noting that Shaone Morrisonn’s major penalty was warranted and “not a smart play.”

Added Jose Theodore, who stopped 20 of 21 shots on the night for his 20th win of the season: “I think the PK did a great job today. You know you’re going to have to make one or two big saves. We though we played really well.”

And Mike Green: “We practiced our OK after the [Kings] game — not only our PK but our commitment as a team. Tonight we showed our character as a team and we bounced back. We’ve got to give a lot of credit to the PK tonight. That’s what won us the game.”