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Nicklas Backstrom

  1. Capitals’ biggest question: Is this finally the year?

    Aug 20, 2015, 12:49 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils

    Why Washington’s roster has the potential for big things.

  2. Looking to make the leap: Tom Wilson

    Aug 20, 2015, 10:07 AM EDT

    New York Islanders v Washington Capitals - Game Two

    “I think he’s got a great upside, but at the same time I don’t see him as a fourth line winger for the Washington Capitals.”

  3. It’s Washington Capitals day at PHT

    Aug 20, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    A bounce-back year ended with (surprise!) another loss in Game 7.

  4. Caps GM provides positive injury updates for Backstrom, Orpik

    Aug 4, 2015, 12:22 PM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Washington Capitals

    The skilled Swede may or may not be ready to start the season.

  5. MacLellan doesn’t think summer additions have to take from Johansson

    Aug 3, 2015, 6:45 PM EDT

    Marcus Johansson

    He’ll have a tough time maintaining a top-six role though.

  6. Capitals still might add a third-line center

    Jul 17, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT

    Brian MacLellan

    They haven’t ruled out filling the vacancy internally.

  7. Caps GM doesn’t fear possible arbitration for Holtby, Johansson

    Jul 11, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

    Braden Holtby

    “If you’ve got to go to arb, you’ve got to go to arb.”

  8. After winning 2C audition, Kuznetsov aiming to ‘play better’

    Jul 8, 2015, 1:23 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    Washington’s roster has really taken shape.

  9. Is it too early to get excited about Crosby vs. Ovechkin again?

    Jul 3, 2015, 10:20 AM EDT

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    Their supporting casts haven’t been this strong in some time.

  10. Oshie on trade from St. Louis: ‘Changes had to be made’

    Jul 2, 2015, 7:50 PM EDT

    T.J. Oshie

    He’s looking forward to playing with Ovechkin and Backstrom in Washington.

  11. Caps’ Backstrom undergoes arthroscopic hip surgery

    May 28, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    He’s expected to be ready for the start of training camp.

  12. In case you haven’t noticed, the NHL is a young man’s game

    May 19, 2015, 3:52 PM EDT

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    Tyler Johnson isn’t the only 20-something who’s making an impact in these playoffs.

  13. What’s next for Ovechkin?

    May 14, 2015, 9:40 AM EDT

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    Beyond reportedly immediately jumping into the 2015 World Championship, that is.

  14. Video: Brooks Orpik levels Dan Boyle

    May 13, 2015, 10:06 PM EDT

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    No penalty on the play.

  15. Fehr replaces Glencross in Caps’ Game 7 lineup

    May 13, 2015, 7:26 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Minnesota Wild

    Get your “fair” puns ready …

  16. Joel Ward doesn’t believe in ‘clutch’

    May 13, 2015, 12:34 PM EDT

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    “People don’t understand, the sport of hockey is a different beast compared to other sports.”

  17. Here’s your Stanley Cup playoff TV schedule for tonight

    May 13, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    The New York rangers play the Washington Capitals

    Caps and Rangers faceoff in the lone Game 7 of the second round.

  18. Caps facing arguably the biggest game in franchise history

    May 11, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Six

    These opportunities don’t come around every year.

  19. Chimera on Ovechkin: ‘I have no doubt he’s going to score a big goal’

    May 10, 2015, 6:37 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers

    The Capitals’ top line hasn’t been scoring lately.

  20. Capitals’ third line stands out in Game 3

    May 4, 2015, 11:19 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Three

    Washington needs its bottom-six forwards to keep contributing in order to go deep into the playoffs.

  21. Rangers hang on, even series with Caps

    May 2, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist

    Lundqvist made 30 saves as New York edged Washington 3-2 in Game 2.

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Kane (1716)
  2. P. Kessel (1477)
  3. M. Richards (1243)
  4. P. Datsyuk (1081)
  5. N. Backstrom (1054)