Backstrom suspended

The Capitals must win Game 4 without Nick Backstrom or face the barrel of a 3-1 series deficit. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Elfin: Backstrom And The Capitals Stepped Right Into Boston’s Trap

Nicklas Backstrom, not known for his rough play on the ice, got himself suspended for a critical Game 4 for acting out of character. Regardless, Dale Hunter who was a notorious bad guy himself, stands by his player’s stance of self-defense, although that raises some eyebrows in Boston.