Center Nicklas Backstrom is tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 42 points despite missing half of the Capitals' 76 games. He was on track for an All-Star season when he suffered a concussion Jan. 3. (Associated Press)

Center Nicklas Backstrom is tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 42 points despite missing half of the Capitals' 76 games. He was on track for an All-Star season when he suffered a concussion Jan. 3. (Associated Press)