ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, raises his stick to the crowd after he was named first star of the game in Game 2 of the NHL hockey playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, April 17, 2010, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-5 in overtime. Backstrom scored three goals including the game-winner.

Photo by: Nick Wass

ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, raises his stick to the crowd after he was named first star of the game in Game 2 of the NHL hockey playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, April 17, 2010, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-5 in overtime. Backstrom scored three goals including the game-winner.