Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk, right, gets taken out by Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Photo by: Nathan Denette

Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk, right, gets taken out by Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)