Nicklas Backstrom progress overshadowed by Alex Ovechkin injury scare

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom skates Thursday at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington. Backstrom has skated three days in a row, a significant step forward as he recovers from a concussion that has kept him out of action since early January. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom skates Thursday at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington. Backstrom has skated three days in a row, a significant step forward as he recovers from a concussion that has kept him out of action since early January. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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