Washington Capitals left wing Troy Brouwer (20) collides with Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Erik Gustafsson, bottom, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 4, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Washington Capitals left wing Troy Brouwer (20) collides with Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Erik Gustafsson, bottom, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 4, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)