Quick Answer: What Happened To Nicklas Backstrom?

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 Backstrom Capitals?

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. …

Is Nicklas Backstrom hurt?

Backstrom is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Backstrom will not be in the lineup when the Capitals take on the Rangers on Wednesday night. This is the first we’ve heard about an upper-body injury for Backstrom, but Washington is labelling him as day-to-day for now.

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.

Why is Kuznetsov not playing?

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov is back on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list Tuesday a day after being suspended by the team for disciplinary reasons. Kuznetsov, who is sixth on the team in points (nine goals, 20 assists) did not play Monday due to being late to a team function.

How tall is Kuznetsov?

1.83 mEvgeny Kuznetsov/Height

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.

Does Backstrom play Game 5?

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

Where is Ovechkin?

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

What number is Ovechkin?

8Washington Capitals / Left wing8Russian National Ice Hockey Team / ForwardAlexander Ovechkin/NumberOne of the greatest goal-scorers the NHL has ever seen, Ovechkin has worn the familiar No. 8 since his career began.

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.

Is Justin Schultz injured?

Schultz is week-to-week with a lower-body injury. The Penguins will likely re-evaluate the defenseman and release a more detailed timetable in the coming days.

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