The Capitals have made their road to a fifth straight playoff appearance a lot more difficult but certainly not impossible.
TAMPA -- The only way Nicklas Backstrom could know if his concussion symptoms were a thing of the past was to play in a hockey game.
Nicklas Backstrom usually takes a pre-game nap and wakes up refreshed and ready for his drive to the Verizon Center.
At this time of year, every game seems to swing back-n-forth; one minute one club has the momentum, the next minute its gone from them.
If the Capitals have proven one thing this season its that they will not make things easy on themselves.