Boston Bruins left wing Benoit Pouliot (67) (right) goes over the head of Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner (27) as they battle for the puck in the first period as the Caps took on the Bruins in game four of the National Hockey League's first-round playoffs at the Verizon Center in Washington on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Boston Bruins left wing Benoit Pouliot (67) (right) goes over the head of Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner (27) as they battle for the puck in the first period as the Caps took on the Bruins in game four of the National Hockey League's first-round playoffs at the Verizon Center in Washington on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)