"We need to realize that we can't just give away the puck all the time," Backstrom said. "If we don't realize that quick it's going to be a long season. We have to manage the puck better."
Flyers rout Capitals 8-2 to win home opener →
"The whole team played good tonight," said Backstrom, who has eight assists in his last four games. "We had better structure and we kept it together and played better defensively. When we play quick, it's hard for other teams to create chances."
Backstrom had goal, 3 assists; Caps hand Devils first loss →