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Nicklas Backstrom, Andre Burakovsky Possibly to Return for Washington Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom, Andre Burakovsky Possibly to Return for Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals are in uncharted territory as they're in the Eastern Conference final for the first time since 1998. The Caps finally got by the rival Pittsburgh Penguins without two key players. However, Washington might be getting back forwards Nicklas Backstrom and Andre Burakovsky for Game one of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Nicklas Backstrom Skates With Team The Swedish forward missed the clinching Game six against the Penguins with a hand injury. He and Burakovsky both travelled with the team and Backstrom practiced on...
Last Word on Hockey Apr 20, 2018
Washington Capitals Andre Burakovsky Out With Upper Body Injury

Washington Capitals Andre Burakovsky Out With Upper Body Injury

The Washington Capitals have announced that forward Andre Burakovsky will be out for the remainder of their first-round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets with an upper-body injury. The injury will require minor surgery according to head coach Barry Trotz. There is a possibility that he can return if the Caps advance to the next round. Cap coach Barry Trotz said Andre Burakovsky (upper body) is out for remainder of series vs. Columbus and needs minor surgery. Said it’s possible Burakovsky returns later in playoffs should Caps advance. — Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) April...
Sportsnet.ca Apr 20, 2018
Capitals’ Burakovsky to have surgery, out rest of first round

Capitals’ Burakovsky to have surgery, out rest of first round

Washington Capitals winger Andre Burakovsky will have minor surgery to repair an upper-body injury and miss the rest of the first-round series against Columbus.

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