Nicklas Backstrom News Archive
Backstrom picked up two assists in Sunday's win over the Bruins.
Backstrom (illness) will play Wednesday against the Rangers.
Coach Barry Trotz said that he expects Backstrom (illness) to play Wednesday against the Rangers, Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports.
Backstrom sat out Tuesday's practice with the flu, Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports.
Backstrom registered two assists and won 14 of 18 faceoffs in Saturday's 6-1 triumph over the Sabres.
Backstrom collected two assists -- one at even strength, the other on a power play -- on Alex Ovechkin goals Tuesday in a win over Columbus.