Quick Answer: Does Backstrom Play Game 5?

Is Kuznetsov injured?

Questionable for Game 3 Kuznetsov (not injury related) has been cleared to play, but his availability for Wednesday’s Game 3 has yet to be determined, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports..

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.

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

Why is Backstrom not playing tonight?

Impact Backstrom missed Saturday’s win over Philadelphia due to a lower-body issue, but he’ll rejoin the lineup for Tuesday’s regular-season finale against the Bruins. … Late scratch Saturday Backstrom (lower body) will not play Saturday against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

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

What teams has Backstrom played for?

Washington Capitals#19 / CentermanSwedish National Men’s Ice Hockey Team#19 / ForwardNicklas Bäckström/Current teams

Is Nick Backstrom hurt?

Backstrom (upper-body) will return to the Capitals lineup on Monday. Backstrom missed the last eight games with an upper-body injury but will be back in the lineup on Monday night. Backstrom skated on a line with Alex Ovechkin in Sunday’s practice so look for him to skate there vs.

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.

How many points does Backstrom have?

Nicklas BackstromGAPTS153853Career258722980

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. …

Who hit Lars Eller?

Eric GrybaHabs centre Lars Eller was left unconscious and bleeding on the ice after taking a big hit from Ottawa defenceman Eric Gryba in the second period Senators’ 4-2 victory in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarter-final on Thursday night.

How old is TJ Oshie?

34 years (December 23, 1986)T. J. Oshie/Age

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