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John Carlson Records Assist on Lars Eller’s First Period Goal Against Nashville Predators, Continues Hot Start to the Season

After a 70-point performance last season, Capitals defenseman John Carlson headed into this season aiming to continue his production, and was named the Capitals’ second alternate captain after the retirement of fellow blueliner Brooks Orpik this summer. After starting off … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Having Another Productive Season For the Capitals, and Under the Radar of the Rest of the League

Photo: NHL If there’s one thing that the Capitals and their fans have come to appreciate over the last 12 seasons, it’s the consistency and production that star center Nicklas Backstrom has shown and given since entering the NHL in … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Honor Nicklas Backstrom’s 600th Assist Milestone Before Game Against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Photos: @Capitals Since his rookie season in 2007-08, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has risen to become one of the league’s best and most underrated playmakers, and the greatest in franchise history. And after recording his 600th career assist in the … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Notches 600th Career Assisst

Photos: @Capitals Monday night in Vancouver, Capitals’ centerman Nicklas Backstrom became the 27th player in NHL history to reach the 600 assist mark in fewer than 850 games (823 for Backstrom). 

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Nicklas Backstrom’s Four-Assist Game on Saturday Night Highlights His Importance to the Capitals

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals’ 6-4 win against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday may have been vital in the tight race in the Metropolitan Division, but it was also an illustration of star center Nicklas Backstrom’s … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Presents: Washington Capitals Best Moments of 2017

NoVa Caps Recaps the Best Moments with the Washington Capitals in 2017 Continue reading

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Oshie Debuts For ‘Da Beauty League’ And Doesn’t Disappoint

Da Beauty League TJ Oshie’s summer of relaxation has come to an end as he has joined the DaBeautyLeague for it’s last week of games. It’s a hockey league in Minnesota that a lot of NHL players skate in to … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Continues Chase For Scoring and Assists Titles

Nicklas Backstrom notched his 10th career four assist game in his 10 year NHL career Saturday night versus the Lightning. Backstrom has once again quietly caught fire, and is a serious contender for the Art Ross Trophy. 

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