Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Play In Game 4 of First Round Series With The Islanders

The Washington Capitals have taken the ice for pregame warmups Tuesday night at Scotiabank Arena. However, Nicklas Backstrom did not participate in warmups and will miss Game 4 of the series.

Backstrom has been sidelined since the end of the first period in Game 1 of the series after taking a blind hit from Anders Lee.

Puck drop is set for just after 8:00 p.m. ET.

By Jon Sorensen

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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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