Panthers vs. Capitals | Thu., Feb. 27, 2014

  • Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers battles for position with Nicolas Deschamps #94 in front of goaltender Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capital at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. Joel Auerbach / Getty Images

  • Jesse Winchester #17 of the Florida Panthers and Dmitry Orlov #81 of the Washington Capital battle along the boards at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. Joel Auerbach / Getty Images

  • Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capital is congratulated by teammates after scoring the second goal of the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. Joel Auerbach / Getty Images

  • Goaltender Tim Thomas #34 of the Florida Panthers stops a shot by Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. Joel Auerbach / Getty Images

  • Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capital celebrates his third period game winning goal against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals defeated the Panthers 5-4. Joel Auerbach / Getty Images

  • Jimmy Hayes #12 of the Florida Panthers celebrates his their period goal against the Washington Capital at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals defeated the Panthers 5-4. Joel Auerbach / Getty Images

  • Florida Panthers trainer Dave Zenobi looks at Scottie Upshall after Washington Capitals' Mike Green was charged with boarding during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. The Capitals won 5-4. J Pat Carter / AP

  • laying it all out: Florida goalie Tim Thomas (34) sprawls as he blocks a shot by Washington’s Mike Green (52) during the third period on Thursday. J Pat Carter / AP

  • After skating into Washington Capitals' John Carlson (74), Florida Panthers' Scottie Upshall hits the puck away during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. J Pat Carter / AP

  • Florida Panthers' Jesse Winchester (17) celebrates with Tomas Fleischmann (14) after Fleischmann scored against the Washington Capitals during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. J Pat Carter / AP

  • Florida Panthers' Erik Gudbranson (44) checks Washington Capitals' Brooks Laich (21) into the glass during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. J Pat Carter / AP