WASHINGTON– The Capitals have re-signed one the team’s top scorers.
The team announced it has agreed to a 5-year, $46 million deal with C Nicklas Backstrom.
Backstrom, 32, is in the midst of his thirteenth year of his career with the team.
So far in 39 games, Backstrom has scored 9 goals and added 26 assists, good for 35 points.
Now, he will have the opportunity to finish his career with the Capitals if he’s able to play out his contract.