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Fifteen members of the Washington Capitals took part in an informal skate Wednesday morning at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, but the team's No. 1 center was noticeably absent.
Injured Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom has cleared another hurdle as he looks to return to Dale Hunter's lineup before the end of the regular season.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom is in Sweden to spend time with his family, a team spokesman confirmed to WTOP Monday.
The Washington Capitals pulled a surprise at the NHL trade deadline _ by making no trades at all.
The Capitals begin a four-game homestand tonight at Verizon Center when they meet the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third time this season.