Backstrom gives the Capitals a 1-0 lead late in the firstPosted 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.
Caps can pull within four points of Southeast lead with regulation win Tuesday, airtime 106.7 FM/1500 AM at 6:45