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Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/14/2010

Nicklas Backstrom practicing

Center Nicklas Backstrom is back on the ice practicing this morning at KCI, one day after sitting out because of what the team said was an illness. I'll have an update on the first-line center's status later today, along with video, so check back soon.

UPDATE: Here's a quick look at Backstrom as he skated onto the ice to begin practice:

By  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/14/2010

Tags:  National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Nicklas Bäckström, Washington Capitals

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