Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

Bringing in the Big Guns: Star Players Step Up in Capitals’ Game 1 Victory Over Carolina

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images While the third period provided the Capitals and their fans in Capital One Arena with a bit of a scare, the rest of the team’s 4-2 Game 1 victory on Thursday night was due … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Hurricanes 4-2; Nicklas Backstrom Scores Twice

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals began their 2019 postseason defense of the Stanley Cup with a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals jumped out to an early 3-0 lead … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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Capitals To Rest Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, and T.J. Oshie In Season Finale, Start Pheonix Copley In Net

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals will rest center Nicklas Backstrom, forward T.J. Oshie, and defenseman John Carlson for Game 1 of the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in their regular season finale against the New York Islanders at … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals’ Team Photo At MedStar Capitals Iceplex (4/3/2019)

The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday morning for their annual team photo shoot. All players and top management staff were on hand for the photo shoot, with the exception of Michal Kempny, … Continue reading

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Capitals Roar Out Of The Gates, Down Lightning, 6-3; T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin Score Two Each

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals beat the Presidents Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 6-3 on Saturday night at Amalie Arena for their fourth straight win. The win extended the Capitals’ lead to three points​ in the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scores 20th Goal of Season Against Tampa Bay Lightning, Moves Into Eighth Place In Points For Swedish-born Players

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Known primarily for his exceptional assist totals, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his 20th goal of the 2018-19 season (his fourth consecutive 20-goal campaign) in the first period of the Capitals’ March 30, 2019 matchup … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Hurricanes 4-1; Alex Ovechkin Scores His 49th Goal Of The Season

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 45-24-8 (98 points) on the season, and maintains the Capitals three point … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Having Another Productive Season For the Capitals, and Under the Radar of the Rest of the League

Photo: NHL If there’s one thing that the Capitals and their fans have come to appreciate over the last 12 seasons, it’s the consistency and production that star center Nicklas Backstrom has shown and given since entering the NHL in … Continue reading

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With the 2018-19 Regular Season Inching Closer to an End, the Washington Capitals Are Showing a Well-Balanced Offensive Attack

The Washington Capitals are pushing hard for the postseason with a well-balanced offensive attack. Continue reading

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