With his team coming off a 1-2-0 road trip and his leading goal scorer in the midst of a four-game goal drought, Capitals coach Barry Trotz threw caution to the wind and completely rearranged his
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In a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, Nicklas Backstrom scored his 500th career point. He assisted John Carlson on the first Washington goal of the game.
Nicklas Backstrom feeds John Carlson for the game tying goal in the first period against Edmonton. Carlson gets his first goal of the year, Backstrom gets his 500th career point.