Laich: That may have been Backstrom's only chance

Laich: That may have been Backstrom's only chance
February 24, 2014, 8:45 pm
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Laich: That may have been Backstrom's only chance

Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom (19) against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild defeated the Capitals 5-3.

(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The coaches and players are disappointed for Backstrom after he had to sit out of the Olympic gold medal game in Sochi. Adam Oates and Brooks Laich feel bad Backstrom had to miss one of the biggest games of his career due to a banned substance in his allergy medicine. 

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