Wild Backstrom Suffered Concussion After Scary Collision
That?s the word out of Minnesota on Friday as the Star-Tribune?s Mike Russo reports Backstrom is listed as day-t0-day with ?what I am told is indeed a concussion,? confirming earlier speculation.
Backstrom, 35, has already missed four games this season with a knee injury and will miss at least one ? he?s been ruled out of tonight?s game vs. Florida ? with this latest setback.
Backstrom suffered the concussion on Wednesday in a collision with Toronto forward Nazem Kadri during a 2-1 shootout win.
Kadri, who told reporters the hit was accidental, has been suspended three games by NHL discipline czar Brendan Shanahan for goalie interference.