Nicklas Backstrom Suspension Could Be Difference in Bruins-Capitals Series

Nicklas Backstrom Suspension Could Be Difference in Bruins-Capitals SeriesWith the Bruins leading the Capitals two games to one, Boston’s first-round series is far from over. Game 4 is fast approaching on Thursday, and it could mean another nail in Washington’s coffin.

The biggest factor falling the Bruins’ way is the suspension of Caps star Nicklas Backstrom. The forward will serve a one-game suspension Thursday after cross-checking Rich Peverley in the face at the end of Game 3.

NESN.com’s Bruins reporter Douglas Flynn took some time to answer questions about the upcoming game, as well as the physical play that cost Backstrom a game. Check out the transcript of the chat below.

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