Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Leaving for Las Vegas?

According to Cap Friendly’s expansion draft tool, there are 886 players available to next month’s Las Vegas draft. Each team will lose one player in the draft. While teams have two options for protecting players in the draft and there … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie – What Will He Cost the Capitals?

What will the Washington Capitals have to pay T.J. Oshie to keep him with the club long-term? Continue reading

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Sweden Celebrates Winning the Gold

The Swedish blog Inside Tre Kronor posted some exclusive images of Team Sweden celebrating winning the gold medal after their impressive shootout win over Team Canada on Sunday.

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Nicklas Backstrom Wins a Gold Medal for Sweden

Nicklas Backstrom scored what would ultimately be the game-winning goal in the shootout round to lead Team Sweden to a 2-1 win over Team Canada in the IIHF World Championship in Cologne, Germany. Canada won the gold medal the last … Continue reading

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The Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander “Bromance” is a Breath of Fresh Air

Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom/SportBladet  One of the best stories coming from this year’s IIHF World Championship is the blossoming relationship between Capitals’ star centerman Nicklas Backstrom and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ young forward William Nylander. The two have led Team Sweden to the … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov: What Will He Cost the Capitals?

With Evgeny Kuznetsov as a restricted free agent this summer, what will he cost the Washington Capitals? Continue reading

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Backstrom, Kuznetsov and Orlov Arrive in Paris Under Heavy Security

Nicklas Backstrom (Team Sweden), Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov (Team Russia) traveled from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France on Wednesday via high-speed train. The two teams have advanced to the semi-finals of the 2017 IIHF Championships. 

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Nostalgic Nick: Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander Share More than Just Ice Time As Members of Team Sweden

Photo: Jimmy Wixton/SportsBladet Nicklas Backstrom told reporters during his exit interview a few days ago that he was heading to Germany to represent his home country of Sweden in the World Hockey Championships. Among his teammates on his country’s team … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Shines in Sweden’s 4-2 Win Over Denmark

Photo: @HenryDrage After flying in this morning, Nicklas Backstrom and his fellow Swedes took on Denmark in the preliminary round of the IIHF World Championships over in Cologne, Germany. Backstrom was a big contributor in Sweden’s 4-2 win. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Joins Team Sweden In Cologne, Germany

Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom/Sportbladet Capitals’ centerman Nicklas Backstrom arrived in Germany Sunday morning. He is set to join Team Sweden for the World Championship.

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