Skip to content

Nicklas Backstrom

  1. Rehabbing Backstrom will do “more and more” next week

    Mar 21, 2012, 1:16 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Could the Caps get their top center back for the playoffs?

  2. Optimism in Washington — Backstrom making good progress

    Mar 15, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    The Capitals’ top center spoke with reporters today.

  3. Things looking up in D.C.: Backstrom is skating again

    Mar 14, 2012, 11:23 AM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    First, a four-game win streak and now their top playmaker is feeling better.

  4. Sounds like Alex Ovechkin isn’t having much fun in Washington

    Mar 10, 2012, 10:29 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Olaf Kolzig: “I think part of it is he’s feeling a little not as loved as he used to be.”

  5. Pietrangelo, Shattenkirk are becoming stars for Blues

    Mar 9, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Phoenix Coyotes

    The two defensemen are the team’s third and fourth leading scorers this season.

  6. Caps deny Backstrom in Sweden to see concussion specialist

    Mar 5, 2012, 12:04 PM EDT

    Backstrom Getty

    Refuting claims from a Swedish newspaper report.

  7. Caps GM admits Ovechkin has played at 242 pounds

    Mar 1, 2012, 2:32 PM EDT

    Ovi

    But he’s in “terrific shape right now.”

  8. Who would you bet on to win the Stanley Cup?

    Feb 28, 2012, 6:28 PM EDT

    Canucks score

    The Canucks are the favorites.

  9. Capitals GM didn’t want to “chase a bad deal”

    Feb 27, 2012, 8:40 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals Press Conference Introducing New Head Coach Dale Hunter

    No bold moves, but this bold statement: the Capitals could beat “any team” in the East with a healthy Nicklas Backstrom.

  10. PHT’s Top 10 trade deadline storylines

    Feb 27, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT

    Rick Nash

    Rick Nash stays in Columbus, gets chucked under bus.

  11. Capitals put Nicklas Backstrom on LTIR

    Feb 27, 2012, 9:37 AM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    The Caps will have a lot of cap space to play with today.

  12. Ovechkin leaves practice after eight minutes (Updated)

    Feb 22, 2012, 12:05 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Is he hurt? Will he play tonight in Ottawa? Short answer: Not sure.

  13. Capitals’ trade deadline plan is quite cloudy

    Feb 21, 2012, 8:56 PM EDT

    Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Knuble,  Alexander Semin

    Should Capitals be buyers or sellers?

  14. Mike Green felt good about his return

    Feb 19, 2012, 11:10 AM EDT

    Mike Green

    Sure losing the game was bad, but hey.

  15. Can McPhee save the season in Washington?

    Feb 14, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT

    McPhee

    The Capitals’ GM is reportedly “burning up the phone lines” prior to the Feb. 27 trade deadline.

  16. Tonight on NBCSN: Sharks road trip rolls into Washington for showdown with the Capitals

    Feb 13, 2012, 8:04 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Dan Boyle

    It’s the second game of a nine game trip for San Jose.

  17. Brooks Laich is indestructible, game-time decision to play tonight

    Feb 7, 2012, 11:35 AM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    Are we sure Laich isn’t actually Wolverine in disguise?

  18. Ovechkin on leading shorthanded Capitals: “I like when it’s tough”

    Feb 6, 2012, 8:37 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin Andrei Kostitsyn

    Ovechkin should be happy against the Panthers on Tuesday, then.

  19. Brooks Laich misses practice, Hunter says he’s day-to-day

    Feb 6, 2012, 1:08 PM EDT

    Karl Alzner, Brooks Laich

    Laich hasn’t missed a game due to injury since the 2009-2010 season.

  20. Slump busted: Boston gets back to normal after dumping Washington

    Feb 5, 2012, 3:40 PM EDT

    Brad Marchand, Tomas Vokoun

    Brooks Laich’s injury may have made it a costly loss for Washington.

  21. Today on NBCSN: Bruins hope the Capitals can be their slumpbuster

    Feb 5, 2012, 9:45 AM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

    The Bruins are 4-5-1 in their last 10 games.

  22. The Capitals are trying to move on from Rene Bourque

    Feb 4, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Rene Bourque

    Don’t expect any fireworks between the two sides today.

Featured video

Are Penguins vulnerable vs. Columbus?
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. E. Malkin (4500)
  2. T. Oshie (3266)
  3. M. Brodeur (3113)
  4. M. Duchene (3101)
  5. D. Backes (3030)