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Capitals Have Been The NHL’s Third-Most Injury And Illness Prone Team So Far This Season

The Washington Capitals headed into the 2020-21 season with the NHL’s oldest roster with an average age of 30.5 years old, nearly two years up on the next oldest (Toronto Maple Leafs: 28.6). Six weeks into the season, they rank … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Could Be Out With Illness against Canucks on Thursday

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will be a game-time decision in the Capitals’ western Canada trip opener in Vancouver on Thursday night. Backstrom, 29, did not participate in the Capitals morning skate. 

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