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Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal (12) falls to the ice chasing the puck against Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Washington won 5-3. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Photo by: Gerry Broome
Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal (12) falls to the ice chasing the puck against Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Washington won 5-3. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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