The Capitals will be without Nicklas Backstrom for Game 4 against the Boston Bruins due to a one-game suspension levied by the NHL. TSN's Bob McKenzie first reported the news.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter accused the Boston Bruins of intentionally targeting the head of Nicklas Backstrom and says his star center was only protecting himself when he cross-checked Rich Peverel
The Capitals might be forced to play Thursday nights Game 4 without star center Nicklas Backstrom.
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