Capitals Jeff Schultz (55) collides on the ice with Penguins Evgeni Malkin (71) in the second period as the Washington Capitals host the Pittsburg Penguins at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, Thursday, December 1, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

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Capitals Jeff Schultz (55) collides on the ice with Penguins Evgeni Malkin (71) in the second period as the Washington Capitals host the Pittsburg Penguins at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, Thursday, December 1, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)