Capitals Insider: Alexander Ovechkin

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 04/14/2010

Alex Ovechkin says he's healthy

One day after causing a small stir at Kettler Capitals Iceplex when he left practice early, Alex Ovechkin returned to the ice Wednesday, stayed for the entire session and afterward confirmed that he's ready to go. "Yeah," he said when asked if he's 100 percent before explaining his early departure...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  01:46 PM ET, 04/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Ovechkin, Carey Price, NHL, National Hockey League, Washington Capitals

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/13/2010

Backstrom is missing from practice

First line center Nicklas Backstrom is not practicing this morning at KCI, 24 hours after getting a day off. The team has not provided an update on his status, but he's been replaced by Brendan Morrison while Tomas Fleischmann has shifted to center on the second line. As of right...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexander Ovechkin, Brendan Morrison, Games, Nicklas Backstrom, Nicklas Bäckström, Tomas Fleischmann, Tomáš Fleischmann, Washington Capitals