Alex Ovechkin was benched for the last couple of minutes of regulation Tuesday night, but he was on the ice when Nicklas Backstrom scored in overtime to give the Capitals a 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Alex Ovechkin was benched for the last couple of minutes of regulation Tuesday night, but he was on the ice when Nicklas Backstrom scored in overtime to give the Capitals a 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)