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Nicklas Backstrom

  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    Feb 4, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

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    Rene Bourque

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

  7. Rechlicz on waivers, won’t get to avenge Backstrom

    Feb 3, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT

    Joel Rechlicz

    He’ll have to fight someone in the AHL instead.

  8. Washington might have unfinished business with Rene Bourque

    Feb 2, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT

    Bourque Hendricks

    Joel Rechlicz could be the guy to finish it.

  9. Tonight on NBCSN: Capitals and Lightning kick off the second half

    Jan 31, 2012, 7:44 AM EDT

    Steven Stamkos, Troy Brouwer, Martin St. Louis, John Carlson

    No Ovechkin or Backstrom, but there’s plenty of Stamkos and St. Louis to go around for everyone.

  10. Ovechkin-less Capitals best Bruins 5-3

    Jan 24, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT

    Mathieu Perreault, Marcus Johansson

    Mathieu Perreault’s hat trick leads the way.

  11. Backstrom skates today, if only briefly

    Jan 23, 2012, 12:41 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

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

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

    Jan 21, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun, Chris Kunitz

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

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

    Jan 21, 2012, 3:25 PM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin

    Two Russian superstars having two vastly different seasons.

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

    Jan 19, 2012, 10:49 AM EDT

    Backstrom Getty

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

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

    Jan 18, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    They’re totally going to do something residual.

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

    Jan 17, 2012, 3:10 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    Facing Washington for the first time since Nicklas Backstrom elbow.

  17. Byers to meet with Shanahan over head shot

    Jan 15, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT

    Dane Byers, Grant Clitsome

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

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

    Jan 15, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Josh Gorges, Brad Richards

    Two teams in different places clash tonight.

  19. Cunneyworth likes Bourque’s nasty streak

    Jan 14, 2012, 7:42 PM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

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

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

    Jan 13, 2012, 6:29 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

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

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