Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) tries to stuff the puck past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Photo by: Don Wright

Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) tries to stuff the puck past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)