Nicky deserves just as much credit for the goals that Ovi [Alex Ovechkin] scores as he does. He should be looked at like that. Nicky does a lot and as his teammate of his, you can’t say enough about what he does for that line and the team - as a leader and as a player. He’s our steadying guy. He’s a guy we look up to.
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby on the play of Nicklas Backstrom…
Bäckström with the shootout winner again last night. He’s turning into a shootout wizard.
DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 10: Niklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals skates the puck in front of the net as teammate Jason Chimera #25 holds off Jan Hejda #8 of the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on November 10, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 10: at Pepsi Center on November 10, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)