Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Overcoming the New Year Adversity: What Can the Capitals Do To Get Back on Track in 2019?

How can the Capitals get back on the winning track to begin 2019? Continue reading

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The Best Of The Best: Looking At The Top Moments From The Best Year Of Every Capitals Fans’ Lives

Even after a disappointing loss today, 2018 was a year that every fan of the Washington Capitals will remember forever. Before turning the page to 2019, NoVa Caps takes a look at the best from the best year of our … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Ties Henrik Zetterberg In Career Assists — Eighth Place Among Swedes

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the game between the Washington Capitals and the Ottawa Senators, Nicklas Backstrom tied Henrik Zetterberg on the All-Time list for assists.  It was Backstrom’s 623rd career assist.  Backstrom got an assist on … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Surprise Package

Painting: @tkopaintings Nicklas Backstrom and his fiance, Liza Berg, each had similar gift ideas this holiday season. Nick and Liza each contacted artist Taylor Kampa Olson on their own about painting a family portrait with the Stanley Cup.  They had … Continue reading

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The Road to 2019: The Capitals Will Look to Remain On a High Note to Begin the New Year

Can the Washington Capitals begin 2019 on a high note? Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex: T.J. Oshie Returns! [Photos]

The Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday for their first practice on home ice over week. NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images this morning. Be sure to check out all … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Biggest Surprises Among 5-on-5 Point Producers This Season

Photo: Flipboard Through almost 30 games of the season, there are plenty of surprising 5-on-5 point producers on the Washington Capitals, some good and some bad. In this piece, NoVa Caps takes a look at some of those surprises on … Continue reading

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Ducks Score Five Unanswered Goals, Rally to Down Capitals 6-5; Tom Wilson Scores Again

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Anaheim Ducks 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena . The loss ended the Capitals winning streak at seven games and dropped the Capitals record to 15-8-3 on the season. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Records Second Career Hat Trick….on an Assist from Alex Ovechkin

Photo: @Capitals On a night in which the Capitals lost Tom Wilson and got some spectacular saves from Braden Holtby, it was star center Nicklas Backstrom who stole the show with a four-point night, including his second career hat trick, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Down New Jersey Devils 6-3; Nicklas Backstrom Notches Hat Trick; Tom Wilson Ejected From Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 Friday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The win improves the Capitals record to 15-7-3 (33 points), good enough for first place in the Metropolitan Division. The Capitals are … Continue reading

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