Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

“I’m going to the Bahamas”: Nicklas Backstrom Talks his Scoring Streak and His Plans During the Bye Week

There’s no denying it: Nicklas Backstrom is the hottest player in the entire NHL right now. He has recorded more points than anyone in the entire league since the beginning of the New Year, and after reaching 700 career points in last … Continue reading

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Caps Snipe Ducks 6-4

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 Saturday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 39-11-6 (84 points). The Capitals now enter their bye-week, and will not play again until next Saturday, February … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Ducks @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals extend their win streak against the Anaheim Ducks? Continue reading

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Caps Clip Wings 6-3

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 Thursday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 38-11-6 (82 points). The Capitals next play host to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. Puck drop is … Continue reading

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Capitals edge Canadiens, 3-2

Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals beat the Canadiens 3-2 Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre in Montreal. The win raised the Capitals record to 35-11-6 (76 points). The Capitals next head home to host the Los Angeles Kings … Continue reading

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Ted Leonsis Has Given Nicklas Backstrom Permission to Participate in 2018 Olympics

Since 1998, NHL players have been participants in the Winter Olympics held every four years. However, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman recently told the media at the NHL All-Star Game that he does not anticipate players participating next year. Capitals Owner … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Bruins, 5-3

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals beat the Bruins 5-3 Wednesday night at the Verizon Center. The win raised  the Capitals record to 34-11-6 (74 points). The Capitals next travel Montreal to face the Canadiens on Saturday. Puck drop is an 1:00PM. 

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Game Preview: Hurricanes @ Capitals

Can the red-hot Washington Capitals hold off the Carolina Hurricanes? Here is a game preview of their matchup. Continue reading

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Penguins Outlast Capitals 8-7, in a Wild One In Pittsburgh

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins 8-7 Monday night at PPG Paints Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 29-10-5, ending the Capitals winning streak at nine consecutive games. The Capitals next travel … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Named NHL’s First Star of the Week

Alex Brandon/Associated Press After a week full of accomplishments for multiple members of the Capitals, center Nicklas Backstrom has added another one to the list, as he was named the NHL’s First Star of the Week.

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