Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Steps Up in His First Preseason Game

Photo: Capitals After dropping their first preseason game to the Devils, Washington bounced back with a win at Montreal on Wednesday night. In addition to the win, Caps fans got to see Jakub Vrana‘s preseason debut. Vrana is projected by many … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Practices on Top Line with Backstrom and Oshie

When the Capitals were facing a 3-1 series deficit to the hated Penguins, Barry Trotz had to make an adjustment and he had to make one fast. Trotz opted for a switch in lines, as he moved young left winger … Continue reading

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During Preseason Action, What Are Some Things Barry Trotz is Looking For In Players that Are Hopeful to Crack the Opening Night Roster?

What will Barry Trotz be looking for in the preseason as he fills the remaining holes in the Capitals roster? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Backstrom and Ovechkin Split

‘Wizard of Auz’ is close to making the Caps, NHL begins cracking down on faceoff and slashing violations, Caps release promotional schedule, bad news for former Cap Zach Sanford, preparations for the Canadiens game, separating Ovechkin and Backstrom and more … Continue reading

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Young Bloods Lighting A Fire in Washington Capitals Training Camp

Photos: Washington Capitals Last year’s offseason was a boring one by all accounts for the Washington Capitals. The team just came off of a President’s Trophy winning season, only to be ousted by a team we don’t speak of in … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Milestones in Sight for the 2017-2018 Season

During the 2017-2018 season, several players on the Washington Capitals roster could achieve career milestones in a number of statistical categories, including Games Played, Goals, Assists, and Points. This article will examine regular season milestones for Caps players. 

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links – Wednesday, 9/13/2017

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Training camp roster and schedule set, Backstrom loves D.C., top Defensemen in the Metro, tips from Jay Beagle and Tom Wilson, Holtby talks about strange bounces, Ovi and the Olympics and more in this evenings links. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Talks About Life in Washington, the Playoffs, William Nylander and the Olympics

In an interview with Swedish news outlet Expressen, Washington Capitals’ star centerman Nicklas Backstrom talks about life in Washington, the current status of the Capitals, Williams Nylander and the upcoming Winter Olympics. The interview has been translated to English.

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The Early Preseason Metropolitan Division Picks and Predictions

Preseason predictions of the Metropolitan Division Continue reading

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