Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring the third goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Montreal. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

Photo by: Ryan Remiorz

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring the third goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Montreal. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)