Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, looks on during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, looks on during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)