Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd left Monday’s game against the Buffalo Sabres with a lower-body injury. According to the team, he will be re-evaluated on Tuesday.
During the second period, Dowd limped/crawled to the bench and would not return for the remainder of the game.
— Buffalo Hockey moments (@SabresPlays) November 9, 2021
He will be re-evaluated on Tuesday. Dowd has been in and out of the lineup suffering from a lower-body injury, but it is unknown if this is related.
Injury update: #Caps center Nic Dowd (lower body) will not return to tonight’s game and will be re-evaluated tomorrow.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) November 9, 2021
The Capitals are already without center Nicklas Backstrom (hip), T.J. Oshie (foot), and Anthony Mantha (shoulder).
By Della Young