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Nicklas Backstrom: He’s back. In gnome form

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Maybe it’s for the best that Nicklas Backstrom’s teammates were relatively unaware of the giveaway for tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs – because it’s a garden gnome shaped to look like their star center. You’ve heard of players getting bobbleheads on giveaway nights? This is another level. Joel Ward simply shook his head. Alex Ovechkin laughed when shown a picture of the...

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