KANATA, Ontario -- The Capitals’ eight-game win streak ended Thursday night in Ottawa with a 3-1 loss, but it was an injury suffered by Nicklas Backstrom in the third period that concerned the tea
It started with a forearm to Nicklas Backstrom's lower back as he skated with the puck into the Leaf's zone. The extra touch sent the center to his knees and head first into the boards.
In the last month of the regular season everything appears to be in fine working order and in favor of the Caps. And that includes the league schedule.
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals reflect on their 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens, their five-game win streak and their two-point lead over the Winnipeg Jets in the race to