Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom combined for just one goal in the previous four games, prompting Barry Trotz to separate them.
Barry Trotz would eventually like to see Tom Wilson on a top line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. But for now ...
The Capitals lost two of three on their road trip and that meant changes from Barry Trotz.
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