Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74), right, has words with Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63), left, as Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), steps in between them, in the third period as the Washington Capitals lose to the Boston Bruins in game three, 3-4, of National Hockey League first round playoff hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Monday, April 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74), right, has words with Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63), left, as Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), steps in between them, in the third period as the Washington Capitals lose to the Boston Bruins in game three, 3-4, of National Hockey League first round playoff hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Monday, April 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)