Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

“The Future Is Now”?: Is The “Veterans Over Youth” Philosophy Really Giving The Capitals The Best Chance to Win Another Cup In The Alex Ovechkin Era?

There is no mystery regarding Washington Capitals’ general manager Brian MacLellan’s strategy for the next few seasons. Do anything and everything possible to win another cup in the Ovechkin era. I don’t think many would have an issue with that … Continue reading

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Comparing The Capitals’ Goals Above Replacement (GAR) Before And After Free Agency

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2022-23 season is set to be an intriguing one for the Washington Capitals. Following the fourth straight first round exit in the Stanley Cup playoffs, it was clear there would be changes to the … Continue reading

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Playing Dylan: Deeper Dive On Capitals New Center Dylan Strome

Photo: NHL via Getty Images If you followed along with us during the days leading up to the opening of NHL free agency on July 13, you know we were lobbying for the Washington Capitals to sign Chicago Blackhawks unrestricted … Continue reading

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Capitals Contracts: A Swede Deal Turns Sour

Photo: Hockeey News Sometimes a free agent signing will be the logical move for a team to make, but it ends up not working out. In many cases, the player gets injured and is unable to return to his former … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Gives Back To Gavle And Valbo, Sweden

Photo: GD.se It’s been a busy off-season so far for Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. He first underwent surgery on his left hip on June 17 at the ANCA Clinic in Belgium. After a few days of recovery he was then … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom And Liza Berg Marry In Ekerö, Sweden

Photo: @PT_Andreas After a couple of delays due to Covid, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and longtime girlfriend Liza Berg finally tied the knot on Saturday in Sweden.

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Current And Former Capitals Teammates In Sweden For Nicklas Backstrom’s Wedding

Photo: PT_Andreas Tis the season. Wedding season. You may recall that just two weeks ago former Washington Capitals netminder Vitek Vanecek married longtime girlfriend Kristýna “Tynka” Fejtova in Prague, Czechia. On the same day, former Capitals defenseman Christian Djoos married Ebba Ostlund … Continue reading

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Has A “Rebuild” Already Begun For The Capitals?

Is it a rebuild? Maybe just a retooling? Or are we simply reloading the roster for another run?

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Michal Kempny Attend Former Capital Christian Djoos’ Wedding In Sweden

Photo: @ m.a.r.e.l.a.d.a Wedding season is going full bore for former Washington Capitals players. On Saturday former Capitals’ goaltender Vitek Vanecek married long-time girlfriend Kristýna “Tynka” Fejtova in Prague, Czechia. His wedding came just one day after being traded from the … Continue reading

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Keep, Trade Or Cut? Who Should Stay And Who Should Go On The Washington Capitals?

As we enter an important off-season for the twilight of the Ovechkin era, the Washington Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan are figured to shakeup the current roster. With four straight first round bounces after hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup in … Continue reading

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