Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone, front, battles for the puck against Washington Capitals goalie Tomas Vokoun, of the Czech Republic, back, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone, front, battles for the puck against Washington Capitals goalie Tomas Vokoun, of the Czech Republic, back, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)