This Capitals goal lifted Nicklas Backstrom to another career milestone on Tuesday night vs. Columbus, his 400th career assist. Watch it here.
The Capitals return from their six-day NHL All-Star break tonight in Columbus when they take on the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena [6:30 p.m. pregame, CSN].
The All-Star game will be without two of the NHL's top playmakers as both Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby will miss the event due to injuries.
Speaking to reporters at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday, Capitals first-year general manager Brian MacLellan said his activity leading up to the March 2 NHL trade deadline will depend on the