A weekly feature in which we update the performances of the locked-out Caps players.
(Due to the international break, there was no update last week)
Nicklas Bäckström: Swedish center Nicklas Bäckström, who turns 25 later this month, has continued the strong start to his KHL career in the wake of the international break. After changing his jersey number from #99 to #69, Bäckström appeared in two games since our last update, tallying three goals (by way of a hat-trick) and one assist. He was also +4. Through seven games with Dynamo Moscow so far, the Swede has four goals, three assists, and +3.
Jason Chimera: Jason Chimera became the latest cap to sign in Europe this past week, joining the Czech Extraliga’s HC Chomutov. He is expected to debut this weekend.
Joey Crabb: The only locked-out Cap not affected by the European international break, Alaska Aces (ECHL) winger Joey Crabb dramatically improved in the last couple of weeks. Crabb appeared in six games an...