Nicklas Backstrom scored twice in Washington's 4-1 win on Tuesday.
Nicklas Backstrom set up Alexander Ovechkin for a goal in their first game playing on the same line in almost three weeks on Friday night.
Nicklas Backstrom doesn't expect to miss any more time after he was forced to leave Tuesday's game early with an upper-body injury.
Nicklas Backstrom left Washington's 5-4 shootout loss against Los Angeles and didn't return.
Nicklas Backstrom recorded two assists in Washington's 3-2 win Tuesday.
The IOC has decided that Nicklas Backstrom, who was barred from playing in the gold medal between Sweden and Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics, will still receive his silver medal.
Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal for Washington, but it wasn't enough as the Capitals dropped a 3-2 decision to Pittsburgh Monday.
Nicklas Backstrom is still waiting to find out if he'll get a silver medal for his time with Sweden.
Washington head coach Adam Oates says he feels bad for his top center Nicklas Backstrom who was banished from the Olympics for taking a banned substance.
Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, a star with Team Sweden, said he was devastated that he was not allowed to play for the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics Sunday because he tested positive for a banned substance.
The coach of Team Sweden decided to remove Nicklas Backstrom's replacement on the first line during Sunday's 3-0 loss to Team Canada at the Sochi Olympics because he was losing too many faceoffs.
Nicklas Backstrom will not be punished by the NHL for taking a banned substance during the Olympics.
Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Nicklas Backstrom was not allowed to play due to a positive test for a banned substance.
Nicklas Backstrom, who has a migraine headache, is still in the official lineup for Sweden.