|Dec. 8 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET1:54 GMT9:54 6:54 PM MST8:54 PM EST5:54 UAE (+1)20:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom had a goal and an assist Friday against the Rangers.
Analysis: Backstrom was solid again after he ended a 21-game goal drought and had two assists in Wednesday's 6-2 victory over the Blackhawks. He has 10 points in his last eight games.
|Dec. 7 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST19:43 UAE10:43 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom ended a 21-game goal drought and had two assists, and Washington's top-line trio of Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson combined for 11 points in a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Analysis: Backstrom ended his goal drought at 11:54 of the first when he finished a tic-tac-toe sequence by one-timing Ovechkin's pass past Forsberg for his fourth of the season. Wilson had the other assist. Backstrom hadn't scored since Oct. 14 in Philadelphia, matching the second-longest drought of his career.
|Nov. 26 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE10:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom finished with two more assists in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
Analysis: Backstrom has racked up four assists over his last three games.
|Oct. 27 7:50 AM PT8:50 AM MT9:50 AM CT10:50 AM ET14:50 GMT22:50 7:50 AM MST9:50 AM EST18:50 UAE10:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom didn't play Thursday because of an illness, but will play Saturday.
Analysis: Backstrom, who is day to day, has 12 points through nine games.
|Oct. 17 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST4:59 UAE (+1)20:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom was held without a point for the first time this season in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Backstrom has three goals and eight assists in seven games to rank among the league scoring leaders.
|Oct. 15 11:21 PM PT12:21 AM MT1:21 AM CT2:21 AM ET6:21 GMT14:21 11:21 PM MST1:21 AM EST10:21 UAE2:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom continued his terrific start by producing a goal in the Capitals' 8-2 loss at Philadelphia on Saturday.
Analysis: The ultra-consistent center was coming off a four-point performance Friday at New Jersey and has racked up three goals and eight assists during a five-game point streak. Though he'll turn 30 next month, Backstrom still seems to good bet to reach 70 points for a fifth consecutive season.
|Oct. 13 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET1:06 GMT9:06 6:06 PM MST8:06 PM EST5:06 UAE (+1)21:06 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom's strong start to the season continued Friday with a goal and three assists against the Devils.
Analysis: After being held without a point in the opener, Backstrom has two goals and eight assists in the last four games.