Mike Green, left, and Alex Ovechkin celebrate Green's first-period goal. (John McDonnell/THE WASHINGTON POST)

On winning the series in five games: “It’s pretty cool, we have time to rest. Right now I feel pretty good, but it’s not over yet, it’s just one step.”

On his goal: “I think I have pretty good speed down there. Hanner [Scott Hannan] gave me a pretty good pass and I just do what I have to do to score goals. It’s my job.”