Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth rubs his face after losing his helmet from a hard hit with the puck during the first period of an NHL game against the Dallas Stars in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Photo by: Ann Heisenfelt

Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth rubs his face after losing his helmet from a hard hit with the puck during the first period of an NHL game against the Dallas Stars in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)