The boos began midway through the second period and continued sporadically throughout the game.
When Rene Bourque delivered a blatant elbow to the chin of Nicklas Backstrom on Jan.
Barring any setbacks, Nicklas Backstrom says hes available to play Saturday night when the Capitals begin a two-game road trip with a game against the San Jose Sharks.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque has been suspended five games by the NHL for elbowing Washington's Nicklas Backstrom in the head.
The good news for Capitals fans is that Nicklas Backstrom worked out on his own Wednesday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.