Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)