Nicklas Backstrom


Once described by Braden Holtby as “the heartbeat of our team,” Nicklas Backstrom confirmed today he will be in the lineup tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes.


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After getting cleared for full-contact by his surgeon on Tuesday, Nicklas Backstrom's return to the lineup could take place as early as Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes.