Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais, left, and Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson race up the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Photo by: Evan Vucci

Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais, left, and Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson race up the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)