Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, right, looks up at the scoreboard as Nashville Predators players celebrate a goal by Martin Erat in the third period of an NHL game Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Photo by: Mark Humphrey

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, right, looks up at the scoreboard as Nashville Predators players celebrate a goal by Martin Erat in the third period of an NHL game Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)