Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) comes out of the game after being injured when Florida Panthers left wing Marco Sturm (16) crashes into him in the second 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

Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) comes out of the game after being injured when Florida Panthers left wing Marco Sturm (16) crashes into him in the second 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)