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Backstrom 'questionable but probable'

Updated: April 14, 2010, 6:54 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Nicklas Backstrom is "questionable but probable" for Game 1 of the Washington Capitals' first-round series against the Montreal Canadiens, coach Bruce Boudreau told reporters after Tuesday's practice.

Boudreau said Backstrom, who did not take part in the morning skate, was injured during Sunday's regular-season finale against the Boston Bruins, but would not specifically say what was ailing the star forward.

"He's not feeling well and is questionable for Thursday," ...

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