Capitals rookie defenseman Dmitry Orlov shoved linesman Jean Morin during a second-period scuffle.
After he saved 46 of 49 shots faced vs. Washington, several Capitals went out of their way to praise the Carolina goalie.
That collective thud you heard at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday night was the Capitals hearts hitting the floor after their OT loss to Carolina.
In his eight games since returning to the lineup Mike Green has not yet recorded a point. The Caps are 3-5-0 since his return.
The Capitals have not scored a goal at home since Feb. 28, but Alex Ovechkin is holding out hope for a turnaround.