Tag Archives: Peter Forsberg

Alex Ovechkin Passes Mike Gartner For Seventh In Multi-Goal Games and Passes Phil Housley for Career Points; Nicklas Backstrom Passes Peter Forsberg

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In Thursday night’s tilt against the Florida Panthers, Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the second period.  The multi-goal outing is the 136th game in his career where he has scored more than one goal, allowing … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Ties Peter Forsberg For Seventh Most Points By Swedish-Born Player

The Washington Capitals 4-3 overtime victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night capped off the best month in franchise history. The victory also included additional statistical milestones for Capitals players. Alex Ovechkin Scored his 668th and 669th career goals, … Continue reading

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Hockey Horse in the Winner’s Circle: Horse Owned by Nicklas Backstrom and Peter Forsberg Wins in Swedish Racing Debut

Photo: ATG Play When one thinks of Capitals star center Nicklas Backstrom, a lot of things come to mind: Stanley Cup champion, franchise assists leader, first-round pick, fan favorite. Racing horse owner, however, likely isn’t one of them. Yet, No. … 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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Washington Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Andre Burakovsky and Christian Djoos Participate in Charity Game

Image: @HockeyBoden IG Three of the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals we’re back on the ice Friday night for a charity game at NickBack Arena in Valbo, Sweden. The event was Peter Forsberg’s annual “Icebreakers” game. 

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Outdoor Hockey in August: The 2018 “Henke and Zucca” Summer Classic Set to Go in Oslo, Norway

The New York Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello and Henrik Lundqvist are teaming up for the 2018 Henke and Zucca Summer Classic, an outdoor charity game to be held this Saturday at Ulleval Stadium in Oslo, Norway. The event, expected to fill … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Participates In Mats Zuccarello All-Star Game

Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom participated in the 2017 Zuccarello All-Star Game Wednesday night at the DNB Arena in Stavenger, Norway. 

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