Tonight the Caps celebrated the magic that is Nicklas Backstrom
Because it’s Nicky night, there can be no minuses (especially since the team won) so here’s tonight’s plus/plus/plus:
Plus: A well-deserved celebration of the greatest center to ever pull on a Caps’ jersey was also a classy but understated one - just like the recipient. And then to have Backstrom add a goal of his own? Well, that was just the shine on the apple.
Plus: Connor McMichael scoring a goal? In this economy??
Plus: The apples. The apples were glorious.
And now, your beautiful bouncing moment of the night:
So the Caps wrap up a successful back-to-back and return to their winning ways at home - which is good, because next up they’ll be hosting the Carolina Hurricanes, Monday night right back at COA.