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Nicklas Backstrom

  1. Backstrom skates today, if only briefly

    Jan 23, 2012, 12:41 PM EST

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Washington’s top center has been out with a concussion.

  2. Sunday on NBC: Streaking Penguins look to keep the Capitals down

    Jan 21, 2012, 6:51 PM EST

    Tomas Vokoun, Chris Kunitz

    Two huge rivals find themselves in curious places in the standings.

  3. Tale of the tape: Evgeni Malkin vs. Alex Ovechkin

    Jan 21, 2012, 3:25 PM EST

    Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin

    Two Russian superstars having two vastly different seasons.

  4. Backstrom on concussion recovery: “It’s incredibly frustrating”

    Jan 19, 2012, 10:49 AM EST

    Backstrom Getty

    Washington’s leading scorer has missed the last seven games.

  5. Cunneyworth hopes Caps don’t do anything “residual” to Bourque

    Jan 18, 2012, 3:42 PM EST

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    They’re totally going to do something residual.

  6. Bourque on facing Capitals: “There’ll be a few guys probably coming after me”

    Jan 17, 2012, 3:10 PM EST

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    Facing Washington for the first time since Nicklas Backstrom elbow.

  7. Byers to meet with Shanahan over head shot

    Jan 15, 2012, 11:12 AM EST

    Dane Byers, Grant Clitsome

    With a phone hearing, the most he could get is a five-game suspension.

  8. Tonight on NBCSN: Rangers look to roll on against slumping Canadiens

    Jan 15, 2012, 8:30 AM EST

    Josh Gorges, Brad Richards

    Two teams in different places clash tonight.

  9. Cunneyworth likes Bourque’s nasty streak

    Jan 14, 2012, 7:42 PM EST

    Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

    Nasty streak? Check. Consistency? We’ll see…

  10. Backstrom could be out until after the All-Star break

    Jan 13, 2012, 6:29 PM EST

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Washington’s leading scorer is day-to-day with concussion symptoms.

  11. All-Star snubs — who’s on your list?

    Jan 12, 2012, 2:42 PM EST

    Patrice Bergeron

    A few candidates to consider.

  12. Who were the biggest All-Star surprises?

    Jan 12, 2012, 2:23 PM EST

    Dustin Byfuglien Getty

    Dustin Byfuglien probably raised some eyebrows.

  13. Capitals bump Penguins out of East’s top eight

    Jan 11, 2012, 10:44 PM EST

    Tomas Vokoun, Alex Ovechkin

    Tomas Vokoun puts together possibly his best game of the season.

  14. Tonight on NBCSN: Penguins-Capitals is now a battle to get in the playoffs

    Jan 11, 2012, 7:38 AM EST

    Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals

    It wasn’t too long ago this was the marquee match-up of the night. Now it’s a struggle.

  15. Caps and Kings face off in battle of failing expectations

    Jan 9, 2012, 1:06 PM EST

    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    This should’ve been a potential Stanley Cup finals preview. Instead it’s just sadness.

  16. Injury report: Mike Green leaves game with tightness in groin

    Jan 8, 2012, 9:28 AM EST

    Mike Green, Paul Byron

    Is there such thing as a minor groin injury?

  17. Nicklas Backstrom sitting out tonight as a precaution

    Jan 7, 2012, 5:06 PM EST

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    Nicklas Backstrom

    Better to be safe than sorry especially when it comes to concussion worries.

  18. Mike Knuble doesn’t sulk about playing time, he gets angry

    Jan 6, 2012, 10:05 AM EST

    Mike Knuble

    “I guess everybody has their fuse. Some guys’ are shorter, some guys’ are longer. I don’t know how long mine is.”

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

    Jan 5, 2012, 10:08 AM EST

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    Jay Feaster

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

  20. Bourque banned five games for elbowing Backstrom

    Jan 4, 2012, 7:31 PM EST

    Bourque elbow

    Forfeits over $200,000 in salary.

  21. Angry Caps speak out on Bourque-Backstrom incident

    Jan 4, 2012, 3:34 PM EST

    Backstrom Getty

    Washington irate over potentially losing leading scorer.

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