Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) rides Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason (6) into Hurricanes goalie Justin Peters (35) during third-period action at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Hurricanes defeated the Capitals, 4-0.
Luca Sbisa #5 of the Vancouver Canucks checks Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals during their NHL game at Rogers Arena October 26, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Credit: Jeff Vinnick
Jason Chimera, Nathan Mackinnon and captain Kevin Bieksa of Canada celebrate a goal during the 2014 IIHF World Championship between Canada and Slovakia at Chizhovka arena on May 10, 2014 in Minsk, Belarus.
Credit: Xavier Laine
Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with Connor Carrick #58 and Casey Wellman #48 after scoring in the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Credit: Greg Fiume
Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals (R) celebrates his game tying shorthanded goal against Anders Nilsson #45 of the New York Islanders at 19:11 of the third period and is joined by Jason Chimera #25 (L) at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 30, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 3-2 in overtime.
Credit: Bruce Bennett
Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his first period goal with teammate Jay Beagle #83 against the Philadelphia Flyers at Verizon Center on January 14, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Credit: Rob Carr
Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals (R) skates with teammates during practice day prior to the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on December 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will take place on New Year's Day with the Washington Capitals playing the Chicago Blackhawks.