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Sports Backstrom played through multiple fractures in finger during playoffs

20:31  13 june  2018
20:31  13 june  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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Pittsburgh Penguins, Backstrom blocked multiple shots up to that point of the contest, so fractures in his finger could have easily come from that. Regardless, Backstrom 's ability to fight through injury should be praised, as he was a key contributor for the Caps and a main reason for their Cup

Backstrom grotesquely injured the index finger on his right hand during Game Five against the As the playoffs progressed, and Backstrom continued to receive treatment, he was eventually able to Eller had further praise for everything that Backstrom accomplished on his return, and through to the

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The Washington Capitals have been tearing D.C. up with their epic Cup celebrations over the last few days. However, one of their star players was probably just trying to numb the pain from a lingering postseason injury.

Nicklas Backstrom missed the final game of the second round and the opening three games of the Conference Finals with an upper-body injury. So on Wednesday, Backstrom revealed to the media that he suffered a couple fractures in his finger, according to Tarik El-Bashir of NBC Sports.

Prior to leaving Game 5 of Washington's series versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Backstrom blocked multiple shots up to that point of the contest, so fractures in his finger could have easily come from that.

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Brooks Orpik played through an injury to his left pinkie finger sustained in Game 2 against the Golden Knights and also said he injured his hand in the first round and The rest of the Capitals’ key players said Wednesday that they got through the end of the spring unscathed, save the expected nicks and

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Regardless, Backstrom's ability to fight through injury should be praised, as he was a key contributor for the Caps and a main reason for their Cup victory, notching two goals and eight assists in the seven games after his return. He finished the entire postseason with five goals and 18 assists in 20 contests.

Backstrom will not require any offseason surgery to repair his digit.

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