Washington Capitals' Jeff Halpern (15) reaches for the puck as Florida Panthers' Keaton Ellerby (4) drives in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Photo by: Alan Diaz

Washington Capitals' Jeff Halpern (15) reaches for the puck as Florida Panthers' Keaton Ellerby (4) drives in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)