Statement from the Washington Capitals on Nicklas Backstrom

Posted on February 23, 2014 by Caps PR

ARLINGTON, Va. – Nicklas Backstrom did not participate in Team Sweden’s Olympic gold-medal game on Sunday due to the allergy medication he has been taking intermittently for seven years, including this season while playing for the Washington Capitals to combat severe allergies. The medicine was approved by the Swedish national team. It is not anticipated that this will impact his participation in NHL games.


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February 23, 2014

The Hershey Bears face the Syracuse Crunch today at Verizon Center

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Monday, Feb. 8
Day off

Tuesday, Feb. 9
11:30 a.m. CT: Morning skate, Bridgestone Arena
8 p.m. ET: at Nashville Predators, Bridgestone Arena
TV: CSN
Audio: 106.7 WJFK, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Wednesday, Feb. 10
1 p.m. CT: Practice, Xcel Energy Center

Thursday, Feb. 11
11:30 a.m. CT: Morning skate, Xcel Energy Center
8 p.m. ET: at Minnesota Wild, Xcel Energy Center
TV: CSN+
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