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Digest: Capitals' Burakovsky to miss at least two games with upper-body injury

Digest: Capitals' Burakovsky to miss at least two games with upper-body injury

Washington Capitals wing Andre Burakovsky will not travel with the team to Columbus, Ohio, meaning he is out for at least the next two games with what the team is calling an upper-body injury. "He's going to miss some time here," coach Barry Trotz said Monday. Burakovsky was injured on a hit from Blue Jackets forward Boone Jenner in the first period Sunday night, and he played just five shifts and 2:12 overall. The Capitals lost in overtime for the second straight game, and they trail the Blue Jackets 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. The loss is a blow for a Washington team already low on top-six forward talent. Burakovsky...

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