Backstrom gives the Capitals a 1-0 lead late in the first

Posted on February 26, 2013 by John Walton

In a Southeast Division battle Tuesday night, Nicklas Backstrom would strike first. Backstrom continued Washington's lethal power play run of late with a goal on the man advantage at 7:21. Mike Ribeiro and Alex Ovechkin assisted to give the Caps a 1-0 lead. The goal marked the eighth straight game Washington scored the first marker of the night. It's 1-0 Capitals late in the first. 

Click here to listen to Nicklas Backstrom give Washington a 1-0 lead Tuesday against Carolina

Posted in: Sports
next up:

Adam Oates on Saturday's win, Ovechkin, playing Carolina and John Carlson's haircut

February 26, 2013

Caps can pull within four points of Southeast lead with regulation win Tuesday, airtime 106.7 FM/1500 AM at 6:45