Coach Barry Trotz on Nicklas Backstrom: "When we needed something to happen, he made it happen."
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
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Here came the hats, fluttering onto the ice — confetti for the soft-spoken center who, as the celebration roared, barely cracked a smile. Verizon Center pulsed Saturday night, as hard as it has at any point during this Washington Capitals season. Workers shoveled the hats into garbage bins. And near...