The Washington Capitals announced just before game time on Sunday that Nicklas Backstrom will not play against the Bruins. The team labeled it “body maintenance”.
#Caps Nicklas Backstrom (body maintenance) will not play today vs Boston.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) April 10, 2022
Backstrom skated 18:55 last night in the Capitals 6-3 win over the Penguins in Pittsburgh. He had an assist and was 65% in faceoffs.