Eye on Injuries: Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom's hand injury
Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom was injured during Game 5 of the Pittsburgh series while blocking a shot. His hand was hit hard and he missed Game 6 as a result. We've seen the injury happen. We've seen the wrap on his hand afterwards. Given these clues we brought in our injury expert Dr. Michael Werner from Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics to make an educated guess as to what the injury really is-- & a prediction for when he could play again.
** And just for fun -- watch the very end to see a penalty after the whistle**