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Report- Does Nicklas Backstrom Have A Fractured Thumb?

from Katie Carrera of Capitals Insider,

The Capitals declined to comment on whether Nicklas Backstrom would miss time with what the team’s No. 1 center told a Swedish news outlet was a fractured thumb after he was slashed by Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang on Monday night.

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You sure he didn’t break it when Backstrom cold-cocked Letang in the mouth after laying a bodycheck on him?

Posted by NathanBC on 02/22/11 at 02:19 PM ET

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yea, backstrom can be dirty for sure.  I have no idea how the refs let him swing a punch at a guys head for a clean check into the boards.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 02/22/11 at 03:15 PM ET

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