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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom’s Hip Recovery Process “Still At The Beginning”

Head coach Peter Laviolette told the media on Monday that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who was placed on long-term injured reserve prior to the start of the season, has skated but remains at the “beginning” of the recovery from … Continue reading

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A Duo For the Ages: A Look Behind Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom’s MassMutual Commercial

While the Washington Capitals will be without Center Nicklas Backstrom and captain Alex Ovechkin’s status remains unknown for the team’s 2021-22 season opener on October 13, the two longtime teammates premiered, along with Ovechkin’s wife Nastya, in a new commercial … Continue reading

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Capitals Assign Connor McMichael and Beck Malenstyn To Hershey, Designate Nicklas Backstrom Injured Non-Roster

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that they have assigned Connor McMichael and Beck Malenstyn to AHL Hershey. The team also announced they have designated Nicklas Backstrom to injured non-roster.

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Says There’s “No Timetable” On Return To Ice

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who has yet to participate in training camp, told the media on Saturday that there is “no timetable” on when he will be able to return from a hip injury he sustained late last season.

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Nicklas Backstrom Shows Off Home In Sweden

A couple of kilometers northeast of his hometown of Gävle, Sweden, Nicklas Backstrom  bought a 7,200 square meter plot of land in 2008, and two years later the house was ready. The villa contains, among other things, a movie room, … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan Says He Thinks Evgeny Kuznetsov “Is In A Good Spot…He’s Come Here In Really Good Shape”

Screen cap: @CapitalsPR The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2021 training camp Thursday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team held their traditional skate test to assess player conditioning, with the real work scheduled to begin on Friday.

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie On Being Protected In NHL Expansion Draft: “I’m So Happy To Be Here. This Is My Home Now.”

Washington Capitals right-wing T.J. Oshie called the offseason “a good time to get back with the family and kids” during his session with the media on the first day of training camp on Thursday. He travelled and went to Seattle … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Miss Start Of Training Camp Due To Ongoing Hip Rehabilitation

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced Thursday morning that center Nicklas Backstrom will miss the start of the 2021 training camp due to ongoing hip rehabilitation. He is listed “week-to-week.”

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Sights & Sounds from Capitals’ 2021-22 Media Day

Photos: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 2021-22 training camp is almost here! Although the start of on-ice sessions does not begin until Thursday, Wednesday was limited to medical and testing; however, fans were given a glimpse of the action at Medstar … Continue reading

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Five Questions For The Capitals Entering Training Camp

Photo: Jess Star Photography With training camp for the 2021-22 NHL season set to begin in a couple of weeks, every team enters the season with questions as they start their pursuit of dethroning the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa … Continue reading

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