Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green (right) tries to get a stick on the puck after being dropped to the ice by Boston Bruins left wing Benoit Pouliot during the third period of the Capitals' 2-1 victory in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series in Boston on April 14, 2012. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Charles Krupa

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green (right) tries to get a stick on the puck after being dropped to the ice by Boston Bruins left wing Benoit Pouliot during the third period of the Capitals' 2-1 victory in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series in Boston on April 14, 2012. (Associated Press)