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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Discusses New Baby Girl, Alizee, the NHL Pause, & the Possibility of Summer Playoff Hockey

On Wednesday morning, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom spoke to the media via teleconference about the birth of his third child, the NHL’s pause of the season, and the possibility of playing hockey in the summer.

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Nicklas Backstrom: “It Feels Weird”

While many of his fellow countrymen in the NHL scurry to find seats on flights to return to Sweden, Nicklas Bäckström is staying put at his Northern Virginia home. With his wife expecting their third child in two weeks, the … Continue reading

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“Backstrom From the Brink” – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Chicago Blackhawks – March 14, 2010

Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have captured three President’s Trophies (best record at the end of the season) in their nearly 46-year history, all coming within the previous decade. While the team dominated regular season play in … Continue reading

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Capitals Shuffle Lines & Pairs; Prepare For New Jersey Devils (Photos)

The Washington Capitals‘ practice saw a slight shakeup in offensive lines and defensive pairs on Friday. With goaltender Ilya Samsonov in net for Saturday’s matinee at Prudential Center against the New Jersey Devils, the Capitals are looking for a solid … Continue reading

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Backstrom, Kuznetsov Switch Lines; Defense Shuffles; Boyd, Gudas Out, Leipsic, Siegenthaler In: News From Capitals’ Practice

The Washington Capitals held a Friday practice ahead of their tilt against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday (1:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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Nicklas Backstrom Interview: New Contract, New Child On The Way and Life In Washington

The following is an interview with Nicklas Backstrom conducted by Johan Ericsson for the Swedish media outlet Expressen.se, and published on February 16, 2020. In the interview, Backstrom discuses a new child due in April (just before playoffs starts), being … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov Participates In Line Rushes On The Third Line; Boyd Draws Onto The Fourth Line For Leipsic; VGK’s Stephenson Comments On Playing Against His Former Team: News From Capitals’ Practice In Vegas

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo The Washington Capitals held a Sunday practice ahead of their tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday (6:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington locally and on NBCSN nationally). Here is the latest from T-Mobile Arena.

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“Oh, This Is Not Gonna End Well”: Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Dishes On Losing Luggage Days Before The 2006 NHL Draft

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images On Saturday morning, a new episode of Washington Capitals’ senior writer Mike Vogel’s “Break the Ice” podcast featured center, Nicklas Backstrom. He sat down with Vogel in Episode 5 and spilled some interesting details from the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom & Radko Gudas Participate In Dreams For Kids D.C. Hockey Clinic (Photos)

On Friday, Washington Capitals‘ center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Radko Gudas participated in a hockey clinic with youth from Dreams For Kids D.C. following today’s optional practice at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes was at the event … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Martin Fehervary Skates With Bears On Friday, Brian Elliott To Start For Flyers On Saturday, Joel Farabee Out; Friday’s Optional Practice Notebook

Defenseman Martin Fehervary, who was assigned to the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Wednesday after a solid game in the Washington Capitals‘ 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, was on the ice for the Bears’ morning skate but … Continue reading

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