Florida Panthers right wing Kris Versteeg (32), left, and Washington Capitals left wing Matt Hendricks (26) get physical in the 1st period as the Washington Capitals take on the Florida Panthers in National Hockey League hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Florida Panthers right wing Kris Versteeg (32), left, and Washington Capitals left wing Matt Hendricks (26) get physical in the 1st period as the Washington Capitals take on the Florida Panthers in National Hockey League hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)