Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle (25) battles for the puck against Washington Capitals center Mathieu Perreault (85) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle (25) battles for the puck against Washington Capitals center Mathieu Perreault (85) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)