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Nicklas Backstrom    C   Washington Capitals
Backstrom (hip) skated during informal workouts Thursday morning, but is "not in a rush" to return to action, Alex Prewitt of The Washington Post reports.

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Nicklas Backstrom    C   Washington Capitals
Backstrom (hip) relayed to a Swedish newspaper that he's not confident he'll be ready to play in the Capitals' Oct. 10 season opener against the Devils, Yahoo Sports reports. "[Surgery] has gone well and I hope it stays that way," Backstrom said. "I don't know if I will be able to play right away when the season starts."

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Dmitry Orlov    D   Washington Capitals
Orlov is a candidate to open the season as a regular member of the Capitals' third defensive pairing.

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Justin Peters    G   Washington Capitals
Peters underwent knee surgery on Monday, but is expected to return to action by the start of Washington's training camp in September, Alex Prewitt of The Washington Post reports.

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