Nicklas Backstrom Is A Game-Time Decision, Martin Fehervary Is Out For Game 5

 Washington Capitals’ head coach Todd Reirden met with the media this afternoon following the team’s game-day morning skate at the Ford Performance Centre in Toronto. Reirden provided an update on the Capitals current injuries.

Fehervary will miss his second consecutive game.

Backstrom was on the ice for the morning skate this morning. He has been going through concussion protocol since his injury in the first period of Game 1.

Reirden also spoke about the team and its current 3-1 series deficit.

The Capitals and Islanders square-off in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series tonight at 8:00 PM ET. The Islanders lead the series 3-1.

By Jon Sorensen

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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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1 Response to Nicklas Backstrom Is A Game-Time Decision, Martin Fehervary Is Out For Game 5

  1. Mark says:

    I hope Backy can get in. Caps need everyone pulling on the rope tonight.

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