September 2, 2014

Capitals place Backstrom on LTIR

The Washington Capitals officially placed center Nicklas Backstrom on the Long Term Injured List, ending his regular season.  The move frees up almost $7.6 million in salary under the cap, which might allow the Caps to make a significant move before today’s 3:00 pm NHL trade deadline.

We’ll be updating all day as the deadline approaches.

Nicklas Backstrom taking warmups at Verizon Center. (Stock Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

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