Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Hockey Horse in the Winner’s Circle: Horse Owned by Nicklas Backstrom and Peter Forsberg Wins in Swedish Racing Debut

Photo: ATG Play When one thinks of Capitals star center Nicklas Backstrom, a lot of things come to mind: Stanley Cup champion, franchise assists leader, first-round pick, fan favorite. Racing horse owner, however, likely isn’t one of them. Yet, No. … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Christian Djoos And Nicklas Backstrom Participate In Annual Brynäs Black White Game

Photo: @BrynasIF Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Christian Djoos participated in the annual Brynäs Black White charity hockey game at Gavlerinken Arena in Gavle, Sweden on Thursday. The event featured pregame activities, an autograph session for fans, and … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scheduled To Participate In NHL’s European Media Tour

This week the NHL will continue to build its reach in Europe with their third annual European media tour. As a result, 23 players from teams across the league are dropping into the market to help further the cause.

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Superstar Sidekicks: A Look At the Players Who Got to Play With the Capitals’ Two Superstars

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This week, the “Down Goes Brown” column, written by Sean McIndoe for The Athletic (behind the pay wall), focused on “Projecting the Opening Night lineup for whichever team you personally cheer for”, describing the projected lineup … Continue reading

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What’s Next For Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby?

Photo: NBCSW With most of the questions answered from this offseason for the Washington Capitals, a new issue seems to hang on the horizon. After the 2019-2020 season, center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby can each become unrestricted free … Continue reading

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Offseason Changes Will Impact Capitals’ Special Teams This Season

Photo: WashingtonCaps.com The Washington Capitals have seen plenty of change since the end of last season. While Capitals’ fans have a pretty good idea of what the team’s lineup will look like on October 2, there are some holes in … Continue reading

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NHL Draft and Free Agency Frenzy: How Does the Metropolitan Division Look Now?

After the start of the NHL Free Agency Period, how do the Metropolitan Division teams look? Continue reading

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“We Are in Ongoing Discussions”: Brian MacLellan Talks Jakub Vrana’s Status, Braden Holtby And Nicklas Backstrom Contracts, and More

After a day in which the Capitals added to their bottom-six forward corps, General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with reporters about the additions of Richard Panik and Garnet Hathaway, contract negotiations with Jakub Vrana, contracts for Braden Holtby and Nicklas … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Announces Annual Brynas Black-White Game As Part Of Hockey Is For Everyone Initiative

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom announced on Wednesday that the annual game between Brynas Black-White is set for Thursday, August 15 at Galverinken in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden. The game will feature female hockey players for the first time.

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Capitals’ Draft Day Memories Away From The Stage

It’s that time of year, once again. The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is set to start this Friday in Vancouver, British, Columbia. But let’s be honest, any professional sport’s draft can at times have all the excitement of a five … Continue reading

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