**FILE** A worker appears on the ice as logos are placed and the lines painted in preparation for the Washington Capitals upcoming NHL hockey season at Verizon Center, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

**FILE** A worker appears on the ice as logos are placed and the lines painted in preparation for the Washington Capitals upcoming NHL hockey season at Verizon Center, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)