Found January 29, 2014 on Kukla's Korner:
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from Katie Carrera of Capitals Insider, ... first a look at an unnecessary high hit from Buffalo defenseman Mike Weber on Nicklas Backstrom that came in the final minute of regulation. Backstrom is in the neutral zone and circles back toward the Capitals’ bench for a line change when Weber sticks his right elbow out and clips the center in the head. It’s a dangerous hit under any circumstances and also eerily familiar to when Rene Bourque elbowed Backstrom back in January 2012 – a play that sidelined Washington’s top center for 40 games with a concussion. Backstrom took one more shift in the game, in overtime, and spoke with reporters afterward. The 26-year-old pivot is one of the more soft-spoken players on the team, but when he’s upset it comes across rather clearly and that was the case in the visitors’ dressing room at First Niagara Arena. “I was going for a change, that’s the only thing I know,” Backstrom said. “You saw the hit yourself, make your own judgment ...
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