Question: Is Backstrom Hurt?

What happened to Nicklas Backstrom?

The Washington Capitals lost their top two remaining centers in the third period Tuesday against the New York Islanders.

According to’s Tom Gulitti, Backstrom was hit by a high shot from Jakub Vrana during his final shift.


Is Alex Ovechkin injured?

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, the team announced on Friday. The exact nature of the injury or when Ovechkin suffered it is unclear. … Ovechkin’s status is expected to be updated after the Capitals’ Saturday morning skate ahead of another game against the Islanders.

Does Backstrom play Game 5?

Nicklas Backstrom Will Play In Game 5, Martin Fehervary Out: Lineups For Game 5.

Why is Backstrom out?

A surprise for the second-to-last game of the regular season: forward Nicklas Backstrom and defender John Carlson are out. Carlson and Backstrom join Ovechkin on Washington’s injured list. …

Did Nicklas Backstrom play goalie?

He played ten seasons for the Minnesota Wild and Calgary Flames in the National Hockey League (NHL), during which he won both the William M….Niklas BäckströmWeight197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)PositionGoaltenderCaughtLeftPlayed forHIFK SaiPa AIK IF Kärpät Minnesota Wild Calgary Flames Tappara6 more rows

Where is Backstrom Capitals?

WashingtonNicklas Bäckström (Swedish: [ˈnɪ̌kːlas ˈbɛ̂kːstrœm]; born 23 November 1987) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre and alternate captain for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bäckström was selected fourth overall by the Capitals at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Is Pastrnak injured?

Pastrnak underwent a right hip arthroscopy and labral repair on Sept. 16. His expected recovery time was five months, which would be in the middle of February. It’s possible he could return sooner than that.

How many points does Backstrom have?

Nicklas BackstromGAPTS153853Career258722980

Who does Lars Eller play for?

Washington Capitals#20 / CentermanDenmark men’s national ice hockey teamForwardLars Eller/Current teamsLars Fosgaard Eller (born 8 May 1989) is a Danish professional ice hockey player for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Why is Kuznetsov not playing?

According to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, Kuznetsov and Samsonov were originally placed on the covid-19 list because one of the players tested positive and the other was deemed a close contact. “We’re going to evaluate and see where they’re at,” Laviolette said. “I have no timetables.

How old is Ovechkin?

35 years (September 17, 1985)Alexander Ovechkin/Age

When was Ovechkin injured?

Alex Ovechkin will start at left wing alongside Nick Backstrom and Anthony Mantha. It will be only Ovechkin’s second game since April 22 due to a lower-body injury, with his one appearance lasting less than a minute on May 3 before the injury was reaggravated.

Who is Alex Ovechkin’s wife?

Anastasia Shubskayam. 2016Alexander Ovechkin/Wife

How is Josh Harding doing?

In his second game of the season playing for Iowa, Harding suffered from dehydration, which was related to his multiple sclerosis, and had to be hospitalized. He subsequently retired from the professional hockey and currently works as a high school goalie instructor for the Edina Hornets in Edina, Minnesota.

How tall is Nicklas Backstrom?

1.84 mNicklas Bäckström/Height

Is Lars Eller injured?

Rookie goalie Vitek Vanecek was injured in Game 1, throwing 39-year-old Craig Anderson into the fire, and then center Lars Eller was hurt in Game 2 — an injury that could have series-altering implications. On Tuesday, Coach Peter Laviolette said Vanecek and Eller are day-to-day with lower-body injuries.

Where is Ovechkin?

Washington Capitals#8 / Left wingRussian National Ice Hockey Team#8 / ForwardAlexander Ovechkin/Current teams

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