Category Archives: NHL

Ant-Man Strikes Again: Anthony Mantha Scores In Second Straight Game, Nicklas Backstrom Records An Assist on His Big Night

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two nights after scoring in his Washington Capitals debut, forward Anthony Mantha notched his second goal in as many games as a member of the team on Nicklas Backstrom’s big night.

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Stick Taps to Nicky: Former and Current Teammates, Fellow Swedes, And More Pay Tribute To Nicklas Backstrom on the Night of His 1,000th Game

Photo: Getty Images Center Nicklas Backstrom has been not only an important piece of the Washington Capitals’ core for the past 14 seasons, he has been one of the franchise’s best players to have laced the skates. That’s why the … Continue reading

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N1KY: Capitals Honor Nicklas Backstrom With Pregame Ceremony For Playing 1,000th Game

Thursday night marked an incredible night for Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. The 33-year-old Swede is playing his 1,000th career game. He has become the second player in franchise history to play 1,000 games with the Capitals, joining teammate and … Continue reading

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Big Night For Big John: John Carlson Records 400th Career Assist in 800th Career Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday proved to be a big milestone night for multiple players. In addition to Alex Ovechkin reaching another power play milestone, and new addition Anthony Mantha’s first goal and … Continue reading

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Shear(y) Madness: Conor Sheary Records Three Points in 6-1 Victory Over Flyers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary had himself a night in the 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday at Capital One Arena. The 28-year-old picked up three points, which includes his 11th goal of the … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long! Anthony Records First Point, Scores First Goal In Capitals Debut

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images April 13 has proven to be an eventful day for new Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha. Acquired by the team at the NHL Trade Deadline in a significant package, the former Detroit Red Wing met … Continue reading

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“I Was Surprised…But I’m Excited to Join the Caps”: Anthony Mantha Meets With the Media for the First Time As a Washington Capital

Just one day after the Washington Capitals finished off the NHL Trade Deadline by acquiring him from the Detroit Red Wings, forward Anthony Mantha partook in his first morning skate with the team and met with the media for the … Continue reading

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On the Swede Side of History: Nicklas Backstrom Ties Daniel Alfredsson For Fourth-Most Assists By A Swedish-born Player; Moves Up NHL Assists List

Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom has long been established as one of the franchise’s all-time greatest players and during his NHL career has climbed the ranks of great players that hail from his native country of Sweden. In Sunday night’s … Continue reading

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Capitals Blast Bruins, 8-1; Sheary, Oshie, Eller Score Twice

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 8-1 at TD Garden on Sunday. The win improved the Capitals’ record to 27-11-4 (58 points) on the season and remain in a tie for first place … Continue reading

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A Dowd Dart: Nic Dowd Matches Career-High in Goals In Sunday Night Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has evolved his game during the 2020-21 season to become the team’s leading faceoff man entering the team’s Sunday night tilt against the Boston Bruins. And while he may not blow opponents away offensively, the … Continue reading

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