Washington Capitals center Mathieu Perreault (85) battles for the puck against Florida Panthers center Jerred Smithson (25) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Washington Capitals center Mathieu Perreault (85) battles for the puck against Florida Panthers center Jerred Smithson (25) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)