There is a saying in Sweden about no one wanting to be the tallest shaft of wheat in the crop. Nicklas Backstrom has heard it and, like many Swedes, tries to live by it.
Before Friday night, the last time the Capitals closed their doors and conducted a lengthy post-game, players-only meeting was back on Nov. 2 after a 6-5 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Good Friday the 13th and welcome to another Penn Quarter Sports Tavern Friday six-pack, where we try to keep it real while answering your questions on the Capitals. Let’s get started::