Nicklas Backstrom (illness) is ok to suit up Wednesday night versus the Rangers.
Nicklas Backstrom (illness) is expected to play Wednesday even though he skipped the morning skate.
Nicklas Backstrom skipped Tuesday's practice due to an illness.
Nicklas Backstrom recorded two assists in a 5-3 win over Columbus Tuesday night.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom took sole possession of first place in NHL scoring - at least for now - as his assist gives him 64 points.
Nicklas Backstrom scored twice on the power play and added an assist as the Capitals blew past the Jets 5-1 on Thursday night.
Nicklas Backstrom had two assists in a 5-3 win against Anaheim.
Nicklas Backstrom had two assists in a 5-4 overtime victory against San Jose.
Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist in a 4-0 win against Los Angeles.
Nicklas Backstrom recorded two assists in a 4-0 win against Pittsburgh.
Nicklas Backstrom is a prime candidate to be a replacement all-star after Thursday's news that Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will miss the Jan. 25 classic in Columbus.
Nicklas Backstrom got a goal and an assist in Washington’s 5-4 loss to the Stars on Saturday night.
Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal in Washington's 3-2 overtime loss against Philadelphia on Thursday.
Nicklas Backstrom scored his 11th goal of the season to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the visiting Ottawa Senators Monday night.