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Nicklas Backstrom

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 …

  5. Brooks Laich tried to convince Dale Hunter to stay on as Caps coach

    May 15, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    …and other musings from a team clearly disappointed to lose its bench boss.

  6. Backstrom on Hunter departure: “It’s not good”

    May 14, 2012, 2:56 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Meanwhile, Alex Ovechkin wasn’t exactly sobbing.

  7. PHT Morning Skate: Where Martin Brodeur talks a great game

    May 14, 2012, 8:14 AM EDT

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    Eric Wellwood, Martin Brodeur

    He even compares himself to Henrik Lundqvist. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  8. And then there were four: Capitals fall just short in Game 7

    May 12, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT

    capitalsgroup

    Alex Ovechkin’s Capitals still don’t know the glory of the conference finals.

  9. Brooks Laich: “You can play against skill. You can defend against skill.”

    May 9, 2012, 10:21 AM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    He’s apparently quite happy being part of a grind-it-out team these days.

  10. Nicklas Backstrom drawing Peter Forsberg comparisons

    May 7, 2012, 12:58 PM EDT

    Backstrom

    From his Capitals teammates, mind you.

  11. Discuss: Caps big guns fire away, tie series at 2-2

    May 5, 2012, 3:12 PM EDT

    Roman Hamrlik, Alex Ovechkin

    Goals from Ovechkin, Backstrom, and Green all help Washington secure a 3-2 victory in Game 4.

  12. Reunited? Ovechkin and Backstrom practice on same line

    May 2, 2012, 10:43 AM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin

    Could we see the dynamic duo back together tonight in Game 3?

  13. Caps may be winning, but at what cost?

    May 1, 2012, 2:49 PM EDT

    Caps win

    There’s more to selling tickets than winning.

  14. Everyone welcome Alex Semin to the fourth line

    Apr 29, 2012, 12:24 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Taking two penalties and earning a -1 plus/minus rating comes with consequences.

  15. Ovechkin sees limited ice time again in Game 7

    Apr 25, 2012, 11:17 PM EDT

    ovechkintrippedgetty

    Can the Capitals keep winning this way?

  16. Hunter’s Game 7 advice to Caps: “Have fun with it”

    Apr 23, 2012, 5:10 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Washington’s Game 7 hero from 1988 wants his players to enjoy the moment.

  17. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: What We’ve Learned

    Apr 22, 2012, 11:35 PM EDT

    girouxpumpedupgetty

    More than just “we don’t know anything,” by the way.

  18. Discuss: Bruins defeat Capitals 4-3 in overtime, force Game 7

    Apr 22, 2012, 6:28 PM EDT

    bostoncelebratesgetty

    Tyler Seguin picked a pretty good game to show up for the first time, scoring the game-winner in overtime to force a Game 7.

  19. NHL-owned Coyotes agree with Torres suspension decision

    Apr 21, 2012, 4:14 PM EDT

    Don Maloney

    You didn’t think they’d fight this one, would you?

  20. Backstrom apologizes to teammates, gears up for Game 5

    Apr 21, 2012, 12:07 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    “Life goes on. It’s a new game Saturday and you can’t really do anything else.”

  21. Bettman dismisses Caps’ complaints about Backstrom suspension

    Apr 20, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    “That doesn’t mean anything — they didn’t like it.”

  22. PHT Morning Skate: Where the first round is the most dangerous

    Apr 20, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

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    Scotty Bowman

    Today’s collection of links.

  23. Capitals obey “Win it for Nicky” sign

    Apr 19, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Fans hold a sign for Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Boston Bruins during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Backstrom was suspended one game. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Backstrom missed Game 4 on Thursday because of a one-game suspension.

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