Backstrom added three assists for the Capitals in Saturday's 4-3 win over Florida.
He leads the team in assists with 33.
Backstrom matched a career high with four assists in a 5-3 win over Carolina on Tuesday night.
The Washington Capitals center has 13 of his 35 points over the last nine games (three goals, 10 assists).
Backstrom may be heating up after finishing with a goal and an assist in a shootout win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Backstrom has earned points in three straight games, with two goals and three assists over that span.
Backstrom made 33 saves for his first shutout of the season, and Ryan Suter had two more assists, leading Minnesota past the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday for the Wild's season-high fifth straight victory.
The 35-year-old goalie is 13-3-1 in his last 17 games, giving up two goals or fewer in 13 of those turns.
Backstrom scored once and had an assist for Washington in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Jets.
Eight of Backstrom's 22 assists are on the road.
Backstrom had two assists in Sunday's win over Buffalo.
He has three assists in three games.
Backstrom had a season-high three assists in Washington's 4-3 overtime win over Boston on Tuesday night.
Backstrom has 11 of his 19 points over the last nine games (one goal and 10 assists).
Backstrom had a goal and an assist in Tuesday night's 3-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Backstrom has seven points in his last six games for the Caps.
Backstrom had a goal and an assist for the Capitals in Friday's 3-2 victory over the Flyers.
Backstrom has an assist in three straight games.
Backstrom had two assists in Washington's 4-2 loss to Winnipeg on Tuesday night.
Backstrom put his first two points on the board after going scoreless in the season opener.