Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, battles for the puck against New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), of Slovakia, and Thomas Hickey, right, dur

 

              Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, battles for the puck against New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), of Slovakia, and Thomas Hickey, right, dur
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, battles for the puck against New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), of Slovakia, and Thomas Hickey, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)