Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Capitals Tame Wild 5-2, Andre Burakovsky Continues to Heat-Up

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 Thursday night in Saint Paul, Minnesota. After a scoreless opening frame, Tom Wilson would be the first to light the lamp just 59 seconds into the … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Jets 4-3 (OT), Andre Burakovsky Gets “Off the Schneid”

Photo: NHL/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 (OT) Tuesday night in Winnipeg. The Jets would strike first but Nicklas Backstrom would tie the game in the waning seconds of the first period. Andre Burakovsky would … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Jets

Can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track against the tough Winnipeg Jets? Continue reading

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Red Wings Beat Capitals 5-4 (OT); Late Rally Falls Short for Washington

Photo: NHL/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 (OT) Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. The Capitals would open the scoring with a power play goal by Alex Ovechkin from the office, but the Red … Continue reading

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Caps Casino Night Auction Winners Have Fun Experiences with Players

Photo: @msefoundation Last month, Capitals players and fans “went all in” for a fun night of games all in the name of charity. Caps Casino Night is an annual hit that allowed fans to mingle with their favorite players, play games … Continue reading

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Swede Scorer: Nicklas Backstrom’s Milestone Goals

With Nicklas Backstrom recently scoring his 200th career goal, it’s time to look back on other milestones in his career. While Backstrom, as a playmaking center, is more notable for his playmaking abilities than for his goal-scoring, scoring 200 goals is … Continue reading

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After Alexander: Next Captain Up?

Alex Ovechkin is having one of the best seasons of his 13-year career, with an NHL-best 32 goals in 2017-18, with just less than half of the season to play and fast approaching career goal No. 600. Ovechkin has been … Continue reading

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Capitals Players Spend Off-Day Raising Money and Awareness for “Make-A-Wish”

The Washington Capitals spent part of their off-day on Wednesday at Top Golf in Ashburn, Virginia for their annual “Wish Upon a Par” event, presented by Make A Wish Mid-Atlantic. The event, coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, gave Caps fans … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 3-2, Backstrom’s 200th NHL Goal is Game Winner

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena. The Jackets struck first less than two minutes into the game, but the Caps quickly tied things up moments … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Morning Skate in Columbus: Two Big Reunions

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals headed to Columbus, Ohio on Monday and on Tuesday morning held a morning skate at Nationwide Arena to prepare for a big two-game stretch against the Columbus Blue Jackets that begins Tuesday night at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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