Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Positive Player Progression: Jakub Vrana is Taking His Game to the Next Level

Jakub Vrana is becoming the next big-time Washington Capitals star. Continue reading

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Capitals at Bruins – Inside The Numbers: Capitals “Old Guard” Answer-Goals Give Caps Win

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Bruins outplayed the Capitals in this one, winning most statistical categories with the exception of the one that matters most, the final score. Alex Ovechkin would score a pair of goals for a 4-2 … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Will Be A Healthy Scratch Again For Capitals Tonight vs. Bruins

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, who has just one assist in his past 10 games, will be a healthy scratch for the team’s game at the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Action from TD Garden will begin at … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening Clash: Washington at Boston Preview

The Washington Capitals face the Boston Bruins for the second time in the 2018-19 regular season. Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Chaos: The Capitals Cannot Afford to Have Any Bad Weeks in the Winter Months

The Washington Capitals are going to face a tough winter versus the rest of the Metropolitan Division. Continue reading

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NHL To Hold “Last Man In Vote” With Nicklas Backstrom As The Capitals’ Nominee

Photo by David Becker/NHLI via Getty Images Some may have noticed that the NHL left off a man when they announced the All-Star Rosters earlier this evening. While some, including myself, raised eyebrows, it turns out that the league is … Continue reading

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NHL Announces All-Star Rosters; Braden Holtby and John Carlson Will Represent Capitals In San Jose

Photo: Sporting News The NHL released the rosters for the 2019 All-Star Game prior to NBC Sports Network’s broadcast of the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers game on Wednesday Night Hockey. Goaltender Braden Holtby and defenseman John Carlson will … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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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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