Nicklas Backstom got third star with two assists against the New York Rangers on Monday. He also moved into third on the Capitals all-time points list.
But his best moment of the game came as he was heading down the tunnel. After spotting a young fan wearing his jersey he did a double take, backtracked, and gave the kid his stick.
1⃣ moves to 3rd on the Capitals all-time points list
2⃣ named 3rd star of the game
3⃣ gives stick to #AuthenticFan wearing his jersey
What. a. guy. pic.twitter.com/OeFjaApCsu
— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) March 27, 2018
(You might want to hit mute before you play this.)
Look at how overjoyed that kid is. He just had his life made.
You’re one of the good ‘uns, Nicklas Backstom.
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