Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his go-ahead goal along with teammate Nickolas Backstrom, who had a goal and an assist, during the third period in Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. The Caps went on to win 5-3. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Chartrand)

Photo by: Fred Chartrand

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his go-ahead goal along with teammate Nickolas Backstrom, who had a goal and an assist, during the third period in Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. The Caps went on to win 5-3. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Chartrand)