Nicklas Backstrom jokes that digital hat-trick came because he didn’t hear Alex Ovechkin yelling for the puck

With the NHL season currently on pause, the Washington Capitals’ local cable affiliate NBC Sports Washington has been airing simulated versions of the rest of the team’s season on-air. In their latest game, the Caps defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on the back of a hat trick from Nicklas Read more