Why is Backstrom not playing?

Why is Backstrom not playing?

Why is Backstrom not playing?

Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: Ready to rock 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. The 33-year-old pivot has been fantastic this season, having racked up 15 goals and 53 points through 54 contests.

Why is Nicklas Backstrom out?

A surprise for the second-to-last game of the regular season: forward Nicklas Backstrom and defender John Carlson are out. Both have lower-body injuries, and both are listed as day-to-day.

What happened to Backstrom Capitals?

Washington Capitals star center Nicklas Backstrom was forced to leave the game early after absorbing a late hit from Anders Lee of the New York Islanders.

Who did Nicklas Backstrom play for?

Washington Capitals#19 / Centerman
Swedish National Men’s Ice Hockey Team#19 / Forward
Nicklas Bäckström/Current teams

Is Nicklas Backstrom married?

Nicklas Bäckström/Has Current Partner

Who hit Lars Eller?

Habs 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 Nicklas Backstrom?

33 years (November 23, 1987)
Nicklas Bäckström/Age

Who is Alex Ovechkin’s wife?

Anastasia Shubskayam. 2016
Alexander Ovechkin/Wife

Does Nicklas Backstrom have children?

Vince Bäckström
Haley Bäckström
Nicklas Bäckström/Children

Why is Nicklas Backstrom not playing in Game 2?

Comment 0 TORONTO — Veteran center Nicklas Backstrom is in the NHL’s concussion protocol and will not play in Game 2 of Washington’s first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders on Friday, Coach Todd Reirden said Thursday. Support our journalism. Subscribe today.

What did Anders Lee do to Nicklas Backstrom?

Less than three minutes into Wednesday’s 4-2 Game 1 loss, Islanders captain Anders Lee delivered a late hit on Backstrom, whose head was turned at impact. Lee was called for interference on the play. “Nick is a tremendous leader for us,” Reirden said Thursday.

What was the penalty for Nicklas Backstrom hit?

No additional discipline will be issued from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for Lee’s hit. Backstrom played the rest of the first period after the hit, recording 7:21 of ice time. When Backstrom came to the bench, he and trainer Jason Serbus had an extensive conversation.