Nicklas Backstrom Out Against Bruins

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”.

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.

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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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3 Responses to Nicklas Backstrom Out Against Bruins

  1. Anonymous says:

    Resting him. Hopefully more of this pre playoffs.

  2. Diane Doyle says:

    Rest up, Nicky! (Figure the report is a euphemism for “Nicky needs rest right now”.

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