Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), second from left, and Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) right, celebrate the first goal of the game by Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Semin (28) on Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas (30), second from right, in the first period as the Washington Capitals take on the Boston Bruins in game three of National Hockey League first round playoff hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Monday, April 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), second from left, and Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) right, celebrate the first goal of the game by Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Semin (28) on Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas (30), second from right, in the first period as the Washington Capitals take on the Boston Bruins in game three of National Hockey League first round playoff hockey at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Monday, April 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)