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Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera, right, celebrates a goal against the New York Ranger with teammates defenseman Karl Alzner, center, and left wing Alexander Semin (28) in the second period of Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Washington, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. The Capitals defeated the Rangers 2-1.

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Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-1, force Game 7

No matter how seemingly devastating a defeat, in overtime or otherwise, the Washington Capitals — from two-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin to playoff rookie goalie Braden Holtby — simply do not allow setbacks to bother them. They regroup, get back out there and follow a loss with a victory, each time by the slimmest of margins.

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