The All-Star game will be without two of the NHL's top playmakers as both Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby will miss the event due to injuries.
Speaking to reporters at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday, Capitals first-year general manager Brian MacLellan said his activity leading up to the March 2 NHL trade deadline will depend on the
NBC Sports Network hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick joins the show to assess the Capitals and reflects on his days in Washington.
The following is a Joint Statement issued by Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, WADA, IOC and the IIHF, via the NHL Players' Association:
Truth be told, Nicklas Backstrom wasn’t planning on going to Columbus for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game anyway.