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Capitals' Backstrom back on the ice

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The Washington Post reported that Nicklas Backstrom was on the ice Friday at the Washington Capitals' practice facility.

The newspaper reported this development comes two days after Backstrom visited a specialist in Michigan. It's also the first time he's been on the ice since he returned to the United States on Jan. 6.

Backstrom reportedly suffered a neck injury Dec. 26, while playing in the KHL.

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