Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner played the body against Bruins left wing Benoit Pouliot as they battled for the puck during Game 4. Alzner's play is a big reason seventh-seeded Washington extended Boston to seven games in their first-round series. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner played the body against Bruins left wing Benoit Pouliot as they battled for the puck during Game 4. Alzner's play is a big reason seventh-seeded Washington extended Boston to seven games in their first-round series. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)