Capitals Insider: Head injuries

Posted at 01:43 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Patrick Wey suffers apparent head injury in fight with Predators’ Rich Clune

The rookie defenseman’s first NHL fight resulted in him being unable to finish Sunday’s game.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:43 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Preds, Fighting, Head injuries, Injuries, Patrick Wey, Tom Wilson, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 12/14/2013

Capitals’ Eric Fehr returns to game after being hit in the head by Florida’s Erik Gudbranson

Eric Fehr: “That was a close call, definitely. It definitely stung me. I think I dodged a bullet there.“

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Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Hits to the head, Injuries, NHL discipline, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Nicklas Backstrom: 'No concussion'

I'm 100 percent" -- Backstrom said.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Head injuries, Nicklas Backstrom, Training Camp

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Troy Brouwer: 'This team revolves around Nicky Backstrom'

Teammates hope the No. 1 center's injury isn't too serious, because they need him to be at their best.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:44 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Head injuries, Nicklas Backstrom