Most Read: Sports
Complete hockey coverage
On Twitter Twitter: kcarrera and PostSports |  On Facebook Facebook |  E-mail alerts: Sports and Redskins |  RSS   RSS Feed
Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Capitals’ Roman Hamrlik: ‘Every day I feel a little bit better’

Roman Hamrlik appeared to participate fully in practice today and said he’s inching toward a return to the lineup. The defenseman has missed the past three games with what the team has described as a lower-body injury.

“Every day I feel a little bit better,” the 37-year-old said. “Just trying to push it every day a little bit more and go from there. It’s nothing serious. I’m getting close and see how I feel tomorrow.”

Hamrlik wouldn’t specify the location or nature of the injury, but he did say it’s not the groin tightness that plagued him in training camp.

In 23 games this season, Hamrlik has one goal, no assists and a team-worst plus-minus rating of minus-10.

More headlines:
Ovechkin-Backstrom-Semin line reunited at practice
Capitals increasingly frustrated as losses pile up
What do you think of the proposed playoff format?
Capitals players, officials react to NHL realignment

By  |  02:06 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Read what others are saying

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company