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GMBM says the expectation for Nicklas Backstrom is that he remains on long-term injured reserve for now.

No decisions hav…

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 30, 2024

Nicklas Backstrom is also now officially on the long-term injured reserve.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Nov 8, 2023

Asked if Nicklas Backstrom might play again this season, #Caps GM Brian MacLellan said it's "unlikely."

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Nov 6, 2023

The #caps announce that Nicklas Backstrom is stepping away from the game for an unspecified period of time while dealing with the effects of last year's hip surgery.

Backstrom: "I ask for privacy at this time as I determine my next steps and viable options moving forward."

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Nov 1, 2023

1️⃣1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ games for our Super Swede#ALLCAPS | @LeidosInc

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Oct 18, 2023

Carbery said pairing Ovechkin & Backstrom together was to start them with familiarity as they adjust to new systems. Said a lot more combos will get a look:

"There's a method to the madness."

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Sep 22, 2023