The Caps sure could have used Nicklas Backstrom on Tuesday against San Jose. With both Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin out, the Caps looked hapless in a 5-0 loss.
Once described by Braden Holtby as “the heartbeat of our team,” Nicklas Backstrom confirmed today he will be in the lineup tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes.
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