Capitals’ Christian Djoos And Nicklas Backstrom Participate In Annual Brynäs Black White Game

Photo: @BrynasIF

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Christian Djoos participated in the annual Brynäs Black White charity hockey game at Gavlerinken Arena in Gavle, Sweden on Thursday. The event featured pregame activities, an autograph session for fans, and a hockey tournament.

Anaheim Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg and Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom were among other notable NHL players to participate in the event.

Here are the full lineups for the game:

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The game featured four female hockey players, including Erika Grahm, who announced the boycott of Swedish female hockey players on the national team advocating for equal pay.

Erika would receive the loudest ovation during the opening lineup introductions:

The white group won by a score of 7-5.

More Photos From The Game

By Harrison Brown

Additional photos from the event by Nathalie Andersson:

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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