Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)