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Backstrom is Eighth in the NHL for Assists

And tied with Mike Ribeiro for the team lead at 17.

Nick made a beautiful pass to Eric Fehr in OT to win the game against the Bruins the other night. He is rounding into shape and starting to play like he did before his injury last season.

Here is a good snapshot of the season to date by Peerless.

We play another big game this evening against the Florida Panthers. Both teams have 19 points, while we have two games in hand. Both teams sit five points out of the eighth spot in the standings with 27 games left to play for the Capitals this regular season. Here are some stories from around the web on the game tonight. Click here and here.