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Former NHL Goalie Niklas Backstrom mistaken for Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom at Canadian Grand Prix

Photo: Niklas Backstrom , mtv.fi, Bardown Sports Former NHL goalie Niklas Backstrom, 39, who hails from Helsinki, Finland, was in Canada this weekend to take in the Canadian Grand Prix race in Montreal. Capitals’ star center Nicklas Backstrom, from Gavle, … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Two other Prolific “Lend a Hand” Guys

Nick Wass/Expressen.se Although he doesn’t go by this name, Mr. Assist for the Washington Capitals is Nicklas Backstrom; the Swedish-born center has done it more than any other Capital and at a rate that’s 15th best in NHL history, specifically … Continue reading

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