Playoff Intel: Nicklas Backstrom
Eric Staal suggests a few ways to keep the Caps' playmaker in check
As the playoffs kick into gear, ESPN Insider puts some of the NHL's stars in the crosshairs with the help of those who know them best. Rivals provide scouting reports to show Insiders how to stop some of the postseason's biggest names. Tendencies, strengths, weaknesses -- it's all here in our player-on-player scouting reports.
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