Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal (12) gets taken down to the ice by Washington Capitals' Mike Green (52) but slides the puck under goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) for a goal during the second period of an NHL game in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. The Hurricanes won 5-0. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Photo by: Karl B DeBlaker

Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal (12) gets taken down to the ice by Washington Capitals' Mike Green (52) but slides the puck under goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) for a goal during the second period of an NHL game in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. The Hurricanes won 5-0. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)