Skip to content

Nicklas Backstrom

  1. Wait, what? Jay Feaster totally supports Bourque suspension

    Jan 5, 2012, 10:08 AM EDT

    Comments Off
    Jay Feaster

    A team executive is supportive of a suspension of his player? That’s a new one.

  2. Bourque banned five games for elbowing Backstrom

    Jan 4, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT

    Bourque elbow

    Forfeits over $200,000 in salary.

  3. Angry Caps speak out on Bourque-Backstrom incident

    Jan 4, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT

    Backstrom Getty

    Washington irate over potentially losing leading scorer.

  4. Rene Bourque to talk with Shanahan over elbowing Nicklas Backstrom

    Jan 4, 2012, 10:12 AM EDT

    Rene Bourque

    It might be time for an extended sit-down here.

  5. Ovechkin heating up, Caps heating up

    Dec 31, 2011, 8:29 AM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals

    Funny how the team is so much more successful when their stars are producing.

  6. Links: NHL insider concussion coverage

    Dec 21, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Marc Savard

    This post is part of a series looking at the issue and impact of concussions in the NHL. ProHockeyTalk and Comcast SportsNet are featuring pieces today as a lead-in to tonight’s special edition of NHL Live on Versus (6:30 p.m. EST.)

  7. Capitals play like they’re supposed to for one night

    Dec 20, 2011, 10:38 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom

    The big three scored in the same game for the first time this season.

  8. PHT’s Three Duds of the Week: Scoring woes in Buffalo, LA and Washington

    Dec 19, 2011, 6:46 PM EDT

    Germany Hockey Buffalo Sabres LA Kings

    The Sabres are a little too top-heavy at the moment.

  9. Dennis Wideman’s hat trick powers Capitals win

    Dec 9, 2011, 9:52 PM EDT

    Dennis Wideman, Alex Ovechkin

    Washington scores four power-play goals and generally gives some reason for optimism, although there are a few caveats.

  10. Ovechkin, Capitals show some life against Ottawa

    Dec 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

    Alex Ovechkin even looked like the Ovi of old on his ninth goal of the season.

  11. Ovechkin-Semin-Backstrom might be getting the band back together tonight

    Dec 7, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT

    Caps

    At this point, the Caps might as well try it.

  12. What Dale Hunter can expect against St. Louis tonight

    Nov 29, 2011, 8:22 AM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Dale Hunter’s first game as Caps head coach comes against a tough as nails Blues team.

  13. For Dale Hunter to succeed, he needs to do it old school

    Nov 28, 2011, 9:14 AM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    If Dale Hunter wants to get the Caps snapped out of it and back, he should let them run free on the ice.

  14. Is Alex Ovechkin getting a new center?

    Nov 10, 2011, 2:33 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Alex Ovechkin

    Changes could be coming down the middle following a 5-2 loss to Dallas.

  15. PHT Oddsmaker: Let’s gamble on the NHL

    Nov 9, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT

    Kyle Turris

    Will Kyle Turris be traded? Any player score 100 points? Ryan Nugent-Hopkins win the Calder?

  16. Josh Harding is the NHL’s First Star of the Week

    Nov 7, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Josh Harding

    Minnesota goalie went 3-0-0 last week while allowing just three goals.

  17. Did Alex Ovechkin curse out Bruce Boudreau for benching him?

    Nov 2, 2011, 8:19 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin was benched late in last night’s 5-4 overtime win. Trouble in paradise?

  18. Backstrom the hero, but where was Ovechkin?

    Nov 1, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Washington Capitals

    Nicklas Backstrom is the hero as the Caps come back from a three goal deficit to escape with the 5-4 win. But where was Alex Ovechkin at the end of the game?

  19. Did You Know? The Viking Award is tough to win

    Nov 1, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

    sundin forsberg

    Mats Sundin and Peter Forsberg are multiple winners of the Viking Award, given annually to the top Swedish player in North America.

  20. Caps pluggers salvage win despite Tomas Vokoun’s tough debut

    Oct 10, 2011, 10:46 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Washington Capitals

    It was an awful night for Tomas Vokoun and a bad one for the Capitals’ top scorers, but pluggers like Jason Chimera and Troy Brouwer saved the day. The Lightning shouldn’t be pleased with their play either, though.

  21. 2011-12 season preview: Washington Capitals

    Oct 3, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Can the Capitals finally get over the hump in a pivotal 2011-12 season? It’s hard to say no after they added a legitimate top goalie in Tomas Vokoun.

  22. Capitals come to their senses regarding Alex Ovechkin’s power play role

    Sep 22, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    The Capitals are finally going to use Alex Ovechkin where he should be on the power play – close to the net, rather than in a less effective role on the PP point.

  23. Ice conditions for Capitals-Predators game in Baltimore look awfully dangerous

    Sep 20, 2011, 4:57 PM EDT

    Baltimore ice

    The ice conditions in Baltimore for tonight’s preseason game between Washington and Nashville appear to be awfully dangerous.

  24. Are these 10 players primed for bounce back seasons?

    Aug 11, 2011, 6:59 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom, Martin Brodeur

    NHL.com put together an interesting list of 10 players who might bounce back next season. PHT weighs in regarding which ones might actually do that.

Featured video

Detroit must exploit Boston's young D
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. T. Oshie (4720)
  2. E. Malkin (4122)
  3. M. Duchene (4102)
  4. B. Bishop (3335)
  5. H. Zetterberg (3036)
  1. O. Palat (2861)
  2. D. Backes (2844)
  3. V. Tarasenko (2786)
  4. S. Mason (2763)
  5. R. Getzlaf (2576)