Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been named the NHL's "Third Star" for the week ending Nov. 6.
Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau has been playing musical chairs with his forward lines this season and in Saturday night's 5-3 loss to the Islanders he was at it again.
Imagine Albert Pujols getting lifted for a pinch-hitter with the St. Louis Cardinals down by a run in the ninth inning.
Wouldnt happen, right?
A 7-4 loss in Vancouver was filled with all sorts of action. It was entertaining; it was sloppy; and just about everything else in between.