Andre Burakovsky


The injury to Nicklas Backstrom has perhaps had no greater impact on any one player on the Caps than it has on Andre Burakovsky.


On his way out of the locker room following Monday's practice, Capitals goaltender Justin Peters informed Andre Burakovsky that he was headed to the medical room to get a new collar bone.


While Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin were busy getting engaged to television stars and Russian models over the summer, Tom Wilson, Michael Latta and Andre Burakovsky were feeling a little lonely,


Andre Burakovsky remembers the awkward feeling he had when he first walked into the Capitals locker room as a wide-eyed 19-year-old rookie trying to make a good first impression.


With center Nicklas Backstrom questionable for the start of the season following offseason hip surgery, the Capitals have invited veteran center Derek Roy to attend training camp.