Washington Capitals (from left) Matt Bradley, Boyd Gordon and Matt Hendricks wait out the final moments of their season in Wednesday night's 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay. The Lightning swept the Capitals in four games in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Washington Capitals right wing Matt Bradley (10) checks New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) behind the net in Game 3 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, April 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Bryan McCabe of the New York Rangers and Matt Bradley of the Washington Capitals tussle during a playoff game at the Verizon Center in Washington on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)