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Washington Post Jun 26, 2015

Caps Insider: GM Brian MacLellan hopeful Nicklas Backstrom will be ready for training camp

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — You could hear the uncertainty in general manager Brian MacLellan’s voice, crackling over the telephone Thursday afternoon, considering the health of center Nicklas Backstrom. One month ago, the Washington Capitals’ alternate captain underwent arthroscopic hip surgery, a minimally invasive procedure to fix a lingering issue. At the time, the team-issued news release expressed confidence that Backstrom would be “completely healthy prior to the start of the 2015-16 regular season.”Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jun 26, 2015

MacLellan on Backstrom, prospects, 3-on-3 OTs

Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan weighs in on Nicklas Backstrom's recovery from hip surgery.
CSN Washington Jun 15, 2015

Report: Backstrom's rehab could last 5 months

Nicklas Backstrom told a Swedish newspaper he could be facing five months of rehab.
CSN Washington Jun 15, 2015

Report: Backstrom's rehab could last 5 months

Nicklas Backstrom told a Swedish newspaper he had experienced hip pain since November.

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