Sudden thoughts and second thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche Thursday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver:
Alex Ovechkin sets up Nicklas Backstrom for a pretty goal in the second period, giving the Capitals a 1-0 lead over the Avalanche.
To Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, Peter Forsberg has always set the standard of what a hockey player should be.
Capitals left wing Jason Chimera had some pretty strong words for the World Anti-Doping Agency after learning it has appealed the IOC’s absolving of Swedish teammate Nicklas Backstrom of any wrong
Nicklas Backstrom thought the drama surrounding his Olympic silver medal was over when it was finally placed around his neck on Aug. 28, more than six months after it was taken away.