Swedish ice hockey player Backstrom fails dope test: source

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Posted: Feb 23, 2014 9:48 AM

SOCHI, Russi (Reuters) - Swedish ice hockey player Nicklas Backstrom has failed a doping test at the Sochi Games, a source told Reuters.

Backstrom, who plays for the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League, missed Sunday's Olympic final, where Sweden lost 3-0 to defending champions Canada.

(Editing by Peter Rutherford)