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N1KY Throwback: Remembering Nicklas Backstrom’s Hat Trick Against The Montreal Canadiens in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs – April 17, 2010

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images On April 15, 2021, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom played in his 1,000th regular season game as a member of the team. While Stanley Cup Playoff games do not count in that number, Backstrom has been a … Continue reading

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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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