Carolina Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis (31) stretches out to block the shot of Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Photo by: Karl B DeBlaker

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis (31) stretches out to block the shot of Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)