When it mattered most, who else could the Capitals think to turn to than their captain, Alex Ovechkin? His OT game-winner gave Washington the win over Detroit.
Rookie defenseman Connor Carrick recorded the first two-point game of his career against one of the NHL's best puck possession teams.
Alex Ovechkin scored another huge goal for the Capitals to salvage two points in a very tight race for the playoffs.
The Capitals blew leads of 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2 but were rescued by Alex Ovechkin, who cranked an overtime slapshot past Jimmy Howard 2:37 into the extra period.