New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi fights for the puck against Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi fights for the puck against Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)