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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom visiting specialist about neck

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Center suffered injury while playing in Russia The Capitals confirmed a report Wednesday that star center Nicklas Backstrom will see a specialist in Michigan for a reported neck injury he suffered during a game in Russia on Dec. 26. Backstrom, 25, was checked from behind and landed awkwardly into the boards during a Kontinental Hockey League game for Dynamo Moscow. The upcoming specialist visit...

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