Washington's Mike Green celebrates with goalkeeper Tomas Vokoun on Friday after the Capitals defeatied the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in a preseason shootout. Green says it's only natural for the team, especially veterans, to ramp up the intensity as the regular season approaches. (Associated Press)
Washington Capitals' Mike Green (52) celebrates with goalkeeper Tomas Vokoun (29), of Czech Republic, after defeating the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in a shootout in an NHL preseason hockey game, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
New Washington goaltender Tomas Vokoun went 22-28-5 with a 2.55 goals-against average and .922 save percentage for Florida last season. Eyeing a Stanley Cup run, Vokoun accepted a modest one-year, $1.5-million contract with the Capitals.
Florida Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun (29) makes a save as Washington Capitals' Mike Knuble (22) attempts a shot on the goal in the first period during an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Florida Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun (29), left, is knocked over by a swarm of defensive and offensive players during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center in Washington, on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)