Nicklas Backstrom says he's physically ready to play but is concerned about taking another blow to the head.
The Capitals got the two points in Boston by way of an amazing shootout finish. Here is a closer look at how Washington beat Tim Thomas.
Nicklas Backstrom is on the verge of returning and Alan May and Chuck Gormley have an idea as to how he should be brought back.
Capitals forward Jason Chimera was tossed from Thursday night's game for a charging major but is unlikely to face further discipline from the NHL.
Brooks Laich netted the game-winner and might have saved the season for the Capitals.