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Caps' Backstrom loses his head by protecting it

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Threat of concussion has made center feisty in playoffs It was a moment of anger that has put the Capitals in a precarious position. Nicklas Backstrom cross-checked Boston forward Rich Peverley in the waning moments of a 4-3 Stanley Cup playoff loss Monday. Now Washington's star center is paying for it with a one-game suspension that will keep him out of Thursday's pivotal Game 4 at Verizon...

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