Marcus Johansson Has Broken Finger, May Require Surgery

In an interview with Swedish news outlet, Aftonbladet, Capitals forward Marcus Johansson said he will not be participating in the World Championships due to a broken finger. 

“I absolutely wanted to go to the World Cup, but it seems doubtful because I have a broken finger and might need surgery”, he told Sportbladet.

Andre Burakovsky is also not likely to participate in the World Championships due to his current contract status. Burakovsky is an Unrestricted Free Agent.

In the interview, Nicklas Backstrom was asked if he would participate in the World Cup. Backstrom replied, “We’ll see. Get back to me”.

You can read the full interview here.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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