Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Backstrom, Holtby, Wilson Announce 2019-20 So Kids Can Beneficiaries

Photo: WTOP/Kristi King ARLINGTON, Va. – As part of their So Kids Can initiative, Capitals players Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson, along with Elliot Segal from the Elliot in the Morning Show, announced today they are splitting an … Continue reading

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Mountains of Milestones: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2019-2020

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images While the 2019-20 NHL season was ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the shortened campaign was not an uneventful one for members of the Washington Capitals, as many members of the team reached significant career milestones … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Thinks Latest Plan To Resume Play “Will Probably Be The Only Option”

When the head of the Federal Reserve was interviewed by Scott Pelley for CBS news magazine 60 Minutes on Sunday night, we got a little hockey news as well. Jerome Powell, who was appointed by President Donald Trump in 2018, … Continue reading

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Which Current Capitals Players Will Play Through The End Of Their Contract Or Beyond?

Photo: Sporting News With a lot of big contracts already on the Washington Capitals‘ salary cap and many more to come over the next couple years, the franchise will see a big shift in their roster during that time. So … Continue reading

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2019-20 Washington Capitals Baby Boom: A Look Back on The Newest Members of the Capitals Family

Photo: @paigemdowd The Washington Capitals’ players compiled a number of individual milestones throughout the 2019-20 season (currently on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic), both on and off the ice. Some of the more notable milestones came in the form … Continue reading

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Nicklas Bäckström on Being His Own Agent: “I Didn’t Bring a Single Paper to the Meetings”

Image: SVT It’s now a well known fact that Nicklas Bäckström was his own agent when he signed a new contract with Washington back in January. And when he entered into negotiations with the club, the 32-year-old had no tools … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Donates $20,000 to Pros for Heroes, a COVID-19 Relief Fund Started by Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman

Photo: Al Drago/AP Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and his wife Heather started a fundraiser called Pros for Heroes COVID-19 Relief Fund, which gives meals and supplies to medical workers in Northern Virginia who are helping treat patients with … Continue reading

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2005-06: The NHL Season That Encouraged Tanking

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When hockey fans think of the most notable teams in recent years, they usually think of the St Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, and Boston Bruins. All five of those teams have … Continue reading

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Grading the Capitals’ Forwards for the 2019-2020 Season (So Far)

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Through 69 games this season, the Caps find themselves atop the Metropolitan Division by a single point over the Philadelphia Flyers. The Capitals’ forward group has a lot to do with the standings position they’re … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Talks about the Birth of his Daughter, Alizee, Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Nicklas Backstrom was interviewed by Viaplay Sport Live on Monday. In the interview, he was asked about the birth of his third child, Alizee, and what the experience was like at the hospital, amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. The following is … Continue reading

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