|The good news keeps coming.|
Backstrom, who has been out since taking an elbow to the head on January 3rd from then Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque, had skated for a total of five minutes prior to the last two days since suffering his injury. The 24 year old is the Capitals' third leading scorer, with 13 goals and 29 assists for 42 points, despite the fact that he has missed the last two and a half months.
It is important to note, despite this news, that Backstrom is probably still a long way off from a return to the lineup. Concussions are tricky, as we all know, and any setback would immediately force the Caps to slow Nicky down. Hopefully they don't rush him back.
Though Backstrom did not speak with the general media, he was asked questions by Vogel after his session. Video of that interview can be found below.
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