Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom will miss the start of training camp due to ongoing rehabilitation on his hip. He is currently listed as week-to-week.
#Caps center Nicklas Backstrom will miss the start of the 2021 Training Camp due to ongoing rehabilitation on his hip. Backstrom is currently listed as week-to-week.— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) September 23, 2021
Entering his 15th NHL season, the 33-year-old had 15 goals and 53 points in 55 games last season.
An NHL all-star in 2016, Backstrom helped the Capitals win the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup championship in 2018.