Although all indications are that he will return to the lineup for the first time since suffering a concussion on Jan.
If you believe Capitals coach Dale Hunter, the return of star center Nicklas Backstrom to the Capitals' lineup will need to wait at least a few more days.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom cleared the final hurdle in his recovery from a concussion Tuesday when he passed his baseline test with flying colors, according to general manager George McPhee.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter wont come right out and say it, but he wants one of his three goaltenders to step up and identify himself as the netminder who will take the Capitals into the playoffs an
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom met with reporters in the locker room at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Thursday shortly after skating in pads for the third straight day.