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Nicklas Backstrom

  1. Giroux jersey tops list of best-sellers for January

    Feb 7, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT

    Claude Giroux jersey

    Blues rookie Vladimir Tarasenko cracks the top 10.

  2. Caps GM McPhee: “I could never take [Luongo's] contract”

    Feb 4, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT

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    Luongo is signed through 2021-22, with a cap hit of $5.3 million.

  3. Ovechkin back on line with Crabb and Beagle

    Jan 28, 2013, 1:31 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Yes, the same Ovechkin that once scored 65 goals in a season.

  4. Capitals get season’s first win, Ovechkin finally scores

    Jan 27, 2013, 5:43 PM EDT

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    Now every NHL team has at least one victory.

  5. PHT’s Pressing Questions: Can Oates strike the right balance in Washington?

    Jan 14, 2013, 12:56 PM EDT

    Adam Oates

    Rookie head coach won’t have much time to do it.

  6. Backstrom visiting specialist in Michigan, Caps confirm

    Jan 9, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Team declines to comment further.

  7. Nicklas Backstrom’s (neck) status for camp is a mystery

    Jan 8, 2013, 9:44 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Capitals GM George McPhee can’t talk about the star’s health.

  8. Backstrom has “what you say — bruised neck”

    Jan 2, 2013, 3:54 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 7: Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals stretches during warm-ups prior to the start of the game against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)

    According to his Swedish agent.

  9. Columnist: Lockout “could not have come at a better time for Burke”

    Nov 29, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT

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    You know things have gone poorly when a work stoppage is the best thing that can happen to a GM.

  10. What’s been lost: Five best early December games you won’t see

    Nov 24, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Lundqvist

    We’ll just think about what could’ve been.

  11. Brett Hull on Ovechkin: “He’s going to thrive under Oates”

    Nov 13, 2012, 3:08 PM EDT

    Hull Oates

    “I’m excited about it but I’m also not really excited about it because he’s going to break all the records,” he said.

  12. Lundqvist still in Sweden, still not playing

    Nov 8, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Henrik Lundqvist

    Sounds like he’s getting frustrated.

  13. Caps’ Johansson signs in Swedish second division

    Oct 30, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT

    Marcus Johhansson

    Another big get for the Allsvenskan

  14. KHL cancels Brooklyn games

    Oct 26, 2012, 10:48 AM EDT

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    Thus denying Ovechkin and Kovalchuk a chance to visit Little Odessa.

  15. Nicklas Backstrom wears 99 in KHL

    Oct 22, 2012, 8:09 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Wayne Gretzky’s number is retired throughout the NHL, but that doesn’t extend to Europe.

  16. Jets need Evander Kane to take another step forward

    Aug 6, 2012, 8:13 PM EDT

    Evander Kane

    Well, first they need to re-sign him…

  17. Poll: Who will win the Southeast Division?

    Aug 4, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT

    Jordan Staal Eric Staal

    It was the closest in the NHL last season.

  18. Will the Capitals miss Alex Semin?

    Jul 31, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    The former 40-goal scorer is now plying his trade in Carolina.

  19. Green “a hundred percent” certain he can pile up points next season

    Jul 17, 2012, 1:27 PM EDT

    Mike Green

    Is looking forward to playing under Adam Oates.

  20. Minnesota introduces Parise and Suter — its new alternate captains

    Jul 9, 2012, 1:52 PM EDT

    Parise Suter

    Of note, Parise’s wearing his dad’s old No. 11.

  21. Report: Capitals likely to trade Alexander Semin’s rights

    Jun 27, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT

    Russia's ice hockey team player Alexande

    Recent events gave at least some credence to keeping him around, but not enough …

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