Washington Capitals center Matt Hendricks (26) falls to the ice after a check by Winnipeg Jets center Jim Slater (19) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

Washington Capitals center Matt Hendricks (26) falls to the ice after a check by Winnipeg Jets center Jim Slater (19) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)