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Backstrom gives the Capitals a 1-0 lead late in the first

February 26, 2013
CRN LogoIn a Southeast Division battle Tuesday night, Nicklas Backstrom would strike first. Backstrom continued Washington's lethal power play run of late with a goal on the man advantage at 7:21. Mike Ribeiro and Alex Ovechkin assisted to give the Caps a 1-0 lead. The goal marked the eighth straight game Washington scored the first marker of the night. It's 1-0 Capitals late in the first.