Perhaps more than anyone in Capitals Nation, Nicklas Backstrom knew how much his team needed a guy like Evgeny Kuznetsov.
The Capitals only offense came from an unexpected player as they downed the Oilers 1-0. Relive all the action with Capitals Rewind!
The smile on Dmitry Orlov’s face after he blasted a howitzer behind Anders Nilsson said it all.
Post-game analysis of the Capitals’ 1-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers Monday night at Verizon Center: